Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel

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Israel Says It May Shield Hundreds of Nuba Asylum Seekers From Expulsion

Date: 26.3.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Hundreds of asylum seekers from the Nuba Mountains of Sudan who suffered genocidal attacks are to be given the same legal status as people from Darfur, which may shield them from expulsion, the state has told the H

Israel's Deputy Attorney General Orders Review of Eritrean Applications for Asylum

Date: 23.3.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Deputy Attorney General Dina Zilber instructed the Population and Immigration Authority Thursday to reexamine the cases of Eritreans held in Saharonim Prison whose applications for refugee status have been denied.

Israel’s Supreme Court Stops Government Plan To Deport African Refugees

Date: 15.3.18 Source: fast forward, JTA

JERUSALEM (JTA) –The Supreme Court of Israel has issued a temporary restraining order on a government plan to deport African asylum seekers from Eritrea and Sudan to a third country in Africa.

Tel Aviv Judge Blasts Israeli Agency Over Asylum Seekers via Dolorosa

Date: 8.1.18 Source: Haaretz, Ilan lior

Tel Aviv appeals tribunal castigated the Population, Immigration and Border Authoritys difficulties in accepting new requests for asylum, ruling re

Israel to pay out over $120,000 to African asylum seekers jailed illegally

Date: 7.11.17 Source: Haaretz, Ilan lior
The state is going to pay five asylum seekers from Sudan 425,000 shekels ($121,429) each because they were sent to the Holot detention facility and held there for lengthy periods even though they were entitled to temporary resident status in Israel.

Thousands of asylum seekers at risk of losing their jobs in Israel after court ruling

Date: 18.9.17 Source: Haaretz, Ilan Lior
Government ministries and local governments are not permitted to employ asylum seekers from Eritrea or Sudan, the Supreme Court ruled last week, confirming what is already government policy and potentially prompting thousands of asylum seekers employed in cleaning and maintenance to l

High court upholds constitutionality of ‘anti-infiltration law’

Date: 11.8.15 Source: The Jerusalem Post
Court rules that the Knesset must come up with revisions to the bill within 6 months, and temporarily limits the length of detention at Holot to 12 months. By BEN HARTMAN

ASSAF and the Law & Education Policy Clinic of the University of Haifa Filed an Appeal Calling for the Registration of Asylum Seekers’ Children to Public Kindergartens

Date: 29.6.15

On Thursday, June 11, 2015, ASSAF- Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel, together with the Law and Education Policy Clinic of the University of Haifa filed an appeal against the Ministry of Education and the City of Kiryat Malachi, calling for the

Israel ignores court order on jailed refugee leader

Date: 3.6.15 Source: Haaretz, Ilan Lior
Mutasim Ali's refugee status application has gone unaddressed for over 2.5 years - despite being backed by the UN's Refugee Agency.

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