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Announcing New Criteria, Israel to Revisit All Asylum Requests by Eritreans

Date: 17.7.19 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Israel will reexamine all requests from Eritrean asylum seekers, including 3,000 that were previously turned down, a decision by a special committee said on Tuesday, as it announced new assessment criteria.

NGO: STATE MUST PROTECT RIGHTS OF MIGRANT MOTHERS, CHILDREN

Date: 15.4.19 Source: Yonah Jeremy Bob, Jerusalem Post

The state must do more to protect the rights of detained African migrant mothers and children, the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants said in its annual 2018 report.

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 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.  

High Court Gives Israel 30 Days to Check Darfurians’ Asylum Requests

Date: 30.10.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The High Court of Justice on Monday gave the state 30 days to submit a timetable and work plan for examining the asylum requests of Sudanese asylum seekers from the Darfur region.

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