Racist, Zionist, Israeli soccer fans mercilessly attack Arabs. Israeli police turn blind, racist eye.

Anti-Arab soccer fans rampage in shopping centre – but no arrests - Middle East - World - The Independent

Buoyed by a home win, Jewish fans of football club Beitar Jerusalem this week rampaged through a nearby shopping centre following an evening match, attacking Arab workers and shoppers in one of the worst racial brawls seen in the city in recent years.

The entire episode, which occurred at Jerusalem's Malha Mall on Monday night, was captured on closed-circuit television, but Israeli police made no arrests, and the incident received no media attention until yesterday, prompting fury in Israel's blogosphere.

The attacks are the culmination of a long record of violent and anti-Arab behaviour by ultranationalist fans at Beitar, a club identified with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party.

Read the whole article: Anti-Arab soccer fans rampage in shopping centre – but no arrests - Middle East - World - The Independent.

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