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25,000 Rally against deportation of migrants in Tel Aviv's Rabin square

Date: 24.3.18 Source: Jerusalem Post, Jerusalem Post staff

About 25,000 people gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Saturday night to protest against a government plan to deport African migrants.

Settler leader: Don't deport African asylum seekers

Date: 22.3.18 Source: Jerusalem Post, Jeremy Sharon

The chief rabbi of Ofra in Samaria, Rabbi Avi Gisser, has spoken out against the government’s plans to deport asylum-seekers from Sudan and Eritrea, saying their safety and basic welfare must be guaranteed.

'Ye know the heart of a foreigner': Orthodox rabbis speak against expulsion

Date: 21.3.18 Source: ynet, Meital R. Fishman

Many voices were raised in the past few months to speak out against the impending expulsion of African asylum seekers, running the gamut from 

Despite Ruling, Asylum Seekers in Israel Are Jailed Without Option to Appeal

Date: 19.3.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

In the last month, the Interior Ministry’s Population, Immigration and Border Authority has jailed 280 asylum seekers at the Saharonim prison in the south immediately after they refused to be sent by Israeli authorities to a third country.

Winnipeggers reach to Israel

Date: 16.3.18 Source: Jewish Independent, Rebeca Kuropatwa

Soon after Samara Carroll returned from a yearlong program in Israel, she took action to help African asylum seekers in Israel come to Canada.

Israeli Kibbutzim offer housing, work to African asylum seekers amid deportation threat

Date: 16.3.18 Source: JOL, Omri Ariel

The Israeli Supreme Court ordered this week to freeze the deportation of African asylum seekers from Israel, just a day after the Holot detention camp, which housed many illegal immigrants from Eritrea and Sudan, was shut down.

Israeli children protest against deportation of illegal African migrants

Date: 16.3.18 Source: JOL, Valerie Berkley

On Friday, hundreds of Israeli children protested in Tel Aviv against the deportation of illegal African migrants. The children marched alongside asylum seekers and illegal African migrants in solidarity.

Israel has halted a plan to expel African migrants—for now

Date: 16.3.18 Source: Quartz Africa, Abdi Latif Dahir

Israel’s top court has temporarily halted the government’s plan to deport some 40,000 migrants from Eritrea and Sudan to a third nation in Africa.

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.


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