In the run up to the election, Netanyahu met with the leaders of the Ethiopian community in Israel and promised that he would bring the remainder of the Flash Mura community still in the cities of Addis Ababa and Gondar to Israel.
Shai Nitzan said that the policeman would first receive a pre-indictment hearing before a final decision was made.
During the Shiva, Minister Uri Ariel first heard that Solomon's sister, Masrat Verika, was waiting on approval to make an aliyah along with her two children, Habtamo and Tadillo.
Since the story came to light over four years ago, media coverage of the issue has been almost nonexistent, and public demand for Avera’s release has been sporadic at best.
He briefly mentioned Ethiopian-Israeli killed in July, meets mother of another Ethiopian-Israeli held in Gaza
The shooting of Ethiopian-Israeli Solomon Tekah set off nationwide protests by the community against what they claim is rampant police racism
In light of these findings which indicate that Tekah was under the influence, sources said that they believe that the officer's claim that he felt like he was in danger can be given greater weight.
Violent protests have stopped, but the anger the Ethiopian community feels has not
The decision came following the decision by the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court on Monday to free the policeman and allow him to enter any police precinct apart from his regular one in the Haifa area.
The meeting took place following two weeks of protests by the Ethiopian community in the wake of the police shooting of Solomon Tekah.