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Israel to Halt Humanitarian Status for Sudanese in Possible Prelude to Deportation

Date: 28.10.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and two key ministers have decided that the state will no longer grant so-called humanitarian status to asylum seekers from Sudan’s Darfur region, sources told Haaretz.

Refugees Need Protection

Date: 27.10.18 Source: Jerusalem Post, Michal Pinchuk

In his opinion piece (“Return to Eritrea is long overdue,” October 15), Yonatan Jacubowicz deems Eritrea, a country whose regime has beenii accused of crimes against humanity, safe enough.

Eritrean People Never Fled because of The War with Ethiopia

Date: 22.10.18 Source: Jerusalem Post, Teklit Michael

The so-called Eritrean government signed a peace deal in July with the Ethiopian government. For the Eritrean people, nothing has come from this deal other than an intangible concept of peace. After the deal, Eritreans were ecstatic.

Eritreans talked to us about Life after being Pushed out of Israel

Date: 4.10.18 Source: Vice News, Sarah Burke and Yousra Elbagir

KAMPALA, Uganda — Every few months for 10 years, Ben would go to an immigration office in Tel Aviv to renew his temporary visa, and every time he’d be greeted with the same response.

Lessons from South Sudan, for Those Rushing to Deport Eritrean Refugees

Date: 1.10.18 Source: Jerusalem Post, Tal Harris

Court recommends the expulsion of Eritrean asylum seekers

Date: 15.8.18 Source: Ynet, Amir Alon
The Jerusalem District court of appeals, which hears appeals regarding status of residency in Israel, presented the state with an exceptional and unusual decision on Tuesday recommending the expulsion of all Eritrean asylum seekers back to their country

On Israeli Kibbutz, Eritrean Asylum Seekers Look for a Quieter Life

Date: 26.7.18 Source: Haaretz, Allison Kaplan Sommer

Helen is washing dishes in the massive kitchen at Kibbutz Ma’agan Michael, keeping busy on the second day in her new job. Spotting kibbutz member Ada Gross, the 29-year-old Eritrean turns to greet the older woman, who offers a warm motherly hug.

Too Soon to Say if Eritrean Asylum Seekers Can Be Sent Back Home, Say Israeli Officials

Date: 25.7.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

It is too soon to say whether Eritrean asylum seekers in Israel can be expelled to their homeland, even though 

Israel Considers Deporting Asylum Seekers to Eritrea and Sudan

Date: 24.7.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The Interior Ministry is once again exploring the possibility of deporting asylum seekers back to Eritrea and Sudan, something it has thus far refrained from doing.

Asylum Seeker and Two Children Released From Israeli Jail After Two Months' Detention

Date: 17.7.18 Source: Ha'aretz, Lee Yaron

 A., an illegal resident, and her two daughters, aged 3 and 18 months, were released Sunday by order of the Justice Ministry tribunal, after being detained for two months in Givon Prison.


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