Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel


Report: Where there is No Free Will - Israel's "Voluntary Return" procedure for asylum-seekers

Date: 21.4.15 Source: Assaf & HRM

The report, written coopertively by ASSAF - Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers, and the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants, follows and seeks to document the fate of the asylum seekers who have left Israel, allegedly willingly, and returned to their countries of origin or t

ISIS executes three asylum seekers deported by Israel

Date: 21.4.15 Source: 972MAGAZINE
Video by extremist Sunni group shows execution of three Eritrean asylum seekers coerced into leaving Israel last year.

When asylum-seekers are deported
 to the torture chamber

Date: 10.3.15 Source: Haaretz Editorial
The State of Israel is committing a crime against these people, breaking international laws and moral principles.

After harrowing journey, Sudanese asylum seeker freed from Israeli detention center

Date: 24.2.15 Source: Ilan Lior, Haaretz
Sadiq al-Sadiq agreed to leave Israel for Ethiopia only to find himself facing deportation to Sudan; he was then forced to return to Israel, where he has been jailed for nine months.

Abandonment routes

Date: 8.4.14 Source: Haaretz Editorial
The court must make it clear that it refuses to support Israel’s unacceptable policies toward asylum seekers.

Rights group: Eritrean refugees regularly abducted in Egypt, Sudan

Date: 11.2.14 Source: Haaretz and The Associated Press
Human Rights Watch calls for crackdown on local officials who say are colluding with traffickers.

RYOT Report: Why are African Refugees Marching Through the Streets of Israel?

Date: 29.1.14 Source: RYOT News, Yardena Schwartz

Until about a month ago, you could be excused for having absolutely no idea about Israel’s African refugee problem. Even Israelis weren’t aware that there are nearly 55,000 of them living here.

Hear our outcry

Date: 29.12.13 Source: YNET
Op-ed: Asylum seeker from Eritrea asks Israel to show some sympathy, let him live in dignity


Date: 15.12.13 Source: Refugees' Rights Forum
Refugees' Rights Forum's policy paper about the principle of non-refoulement of a person to a place in which he is expected to suffer danger to life, liberty, persecution or torture.


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