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Israeli Ministry Got $10 Million to Help 500 Distressed Asylum Seekers. Only 28 Received Care

Date: 23.12.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

M. has been living on the street for nine months now, passing every season of the year under the open sky. At his age, 67, it’s not getting easier. “I look for places to sleep where I won’t be cold.

Israel to Reexamine 1,500 Sudanese Asylum Requests After Interviews Deemed 'Not In-depth Enough'

Date: 17.12.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The Interior Ministry's Population and Immigration Authority has admitted to the High Court of Justice that its examination of requests for asylum in Israel by asylum seekers from the Darfur region of Sudan has not been sufficiently thorough.

New Israeli Show Tackles African Refugees, Crime and Murder

Date: 17.12.18 Source: Jerusalem Post, Amy Spiro

A corrupt attorney. A secret foreign ministry report. A dark underworld of corruption, human trafficking and blackmail in south Tel Aviv. A murder.

'It’s as if You Israelis Forgot What You Went Through and Where You Came From'

Date: 17.12.18 Source: Haaretz, Itay Stern

On a very rainy evening in Tel Aviv last month, a few hundred people crowded into the cinematheque for the premiere of new Israeli TV series “Ir Miklat” (“Asylum City”).

Israel Deducts 20 Percent From Salaries of Migrants Recognized as Victims of Human Trafficking

Date: 12.12.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Salaries of asylum seekers who have been officially recognized as victims of trafficking and slavery are still being docked despite a waver they are entitled to.

1,000 Social Workers Demand Israel Allow Them to Provide Service to Asylum Seekers

Date: 10.12.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Some 1,000 social workers signed a letter to the social affairs minister asking that they be allowed to provide services to asylum seekers.

New UN Refugee Representative: If Israel Doesn't Act Now, It Will Fail This Generation

Date: 1.12.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The UN Refugee Agency’s new representative in Israel says he’s greatly concerned about asylum seekers’ uncertain status in the country – an intolerable situation for anyone who believes in humanism and human dignity, as he put it.  

Murder of 12-year-old Girl Shows Human Rights in Israel Are Only for Jews

Date: 29.11.18 Source: Haaretz, Vered Lee

The murder of 12-year-old Silvana Tsegai in south Tel Aviv has shaken up the Eritrean asylum-seeker community in Israel, but it is far from the first case of a woman being murdered in that community.

Israeli High Court Gives the State 90 Days to Decide on Welfare for Refugees

Date: 27.11.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Criticizing the state for dragging its feet, the High Court of Justiceruled on Monday that the state must decide within 90 days on providing welfare services 

Tel Aviv City Councilwoman Closes Off Soccer Field to Asylum Seekers

Date: 12.11.18 Source: Haaretz, Bar Peleg

A Tel Aviv city councilwoman, on her own initiative, locked up a soccer field in the southern part of the city for several weeks to prevent asylum seekers from using it.

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