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Portrait of a crisis: Asylum seekers in south Tel Aviv facing coronavirus

Date: 30.4.20 Source: +972 Mag, Oren Ziv

Since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis in Israel, the plight of African asylum seekers, who are not entitled to assistance from the Israeli government, has been amplified.

Corona does not discriminate (video)

Date: 7.4.20 Source: Social TV, Adi Toldeano

For asylum seekers in Israel, the state's support systems are not a source of aid. Refugees are not eligible for Social Security or allowances and find it difficult to find guidelines in their language. So how can one deal with the coronavirus in such a reality? 

Hateful Graffiti Spray-painted on Buildings of Human Rights Organizations in South Tel Aviv

Date: 31.7.19 Source: Haaretz, Bar Peleg

Hateful graffiti was scrawled on buildings belonging to three human rights organizations in south Tel Aviv Wednesday early morning.

Israeli City Forced to Allow Children of Asylum Seekers in School After Blocking Enrollment

Date: 18.7.19 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

An Israeli court ruled on Wednesday that Petah Tikva must register 129 children of asylum seekers for kindergarten after the city's municipality prevented them from enrolling under various bureaucratic pretenses in January.

ASSAF 365 - Annual Activity Report (2018)

Date: 17.4.19 Source: ASSAF

The ASSAF 365 report displays the broad scope of our work on behalf of asylum seekers throughout 2018.

The Activist Fighting for Refugees

Date: 5.7.18 Source: Jewish Journal, Deborah Danan

As far back as she CAN REMEMBER, Orit Marom has been an activist. 

In 1990, when she was 14, she and a friend pitched a tent in front of then-Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir’s official residence in Jerusalem to protest budget cuts for pensioners. 

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