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Israel considering sending asylum seekers to ‘safe spots’ in Sudan

Date: 29.5.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Senior Israeli officials are considering sending Sudanese asylum seekers back to Sudan, a hostile country that has vowed to punish anybody who has set foot on Israeli soil.

Deri: negotiations with UN on migrants continue

Date: 9.5.18 Source: Jerusalem Post, Tamara Zieve

Negotiations between Israel and the United Nations continue on the issue of African migrants in the country, Interior Minister Arye Deri told a Knesset committee on Wednesday, following a scathing report issued by the State Comptroller the day before on Israel’s treatment of its migrant

Israeli leaders push to override supreme court power

Date: 22.4.18 Source: i24News
There have been a number of pushes recently to constrict the power of Israel’s highest court. 
Education Minister Naftali Bennett announced Sunday that he would bring up for a vote next week a n

The South Sudanese Children Who Dream in Hebrew in Uganda’s Capital

Date: 23.3.18 Source: Haaretz, Uzi Dann

Rami Gudovitch zips around from yard to classroom to dining room to the school entrance, not resting for a moment. He has come to visit “his” kids and it’s hard to say who is more excited, he or they.

Israel Will Aid Victims of Sinai Torture – After Many Are Deported

Date: 5.3.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Despite the fact that Israel admitted back in 2012 that it had a duty to provide a humanitarian solution for the victims of “torture camps” operated by human smugglers in Sinai, it was not until a few months ago that team began formulating a program for survivors, Haaretz has learned.

Israel: African migrants told to leave or face imprisonment

Date: 2.1.18 Source: BBC news

The Israeli government has issued a notice for thousands of African migrants to leave the country or face imprisonment.

The migrants will be given up to $3,500 (£2,600) for leaving within the next 90 days.

Deportation process begins: Israel demands that asylum seekers leave by april

Date: 1.1.18 Source: Haaretz, Ilan lior
The Population, Immigration and Border Authority has launched its campaign to begin ridding Israel of its African asylum seekers, announcing Monday that many Eritrean and Sudanese nationals will have to leave the country within the coming months or be incarcerated indefinitely.

Israel to deliver asylum seekers to the hands of human smugglers

Date: 29.12.17 Source: +972,  Noa Yachot

Exactly one decade ago, liberal Israelis were boasting of their government’s treatment of the refugees who had recently begun entering the country, largely from Sudan.


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