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Bounty Hunters Needed

Date: 14.1.18 Source: Haaretz, Haaretz Editorial

Last week, the Population, Immigration and Border Authority announced that it was recruiting 140 new workers, including 100 immigration inspectors to deport asylum seekers in an operation which also began last week.

Israel to Pay $9,000 to Any Civilian Willing to Help Deport Asylum Seekers by Force

Date: 12.1.18 Source: Haaretz, Yarden Zur

The Population and Immigration Authority is offering a bonus of up to 30,000 shekels ($8,700) to civilians willing to temporarily serve as inspectors in the expulsion of asylum seekers.

Israel’s Planned Deportation Of African Migrants Draws Fire

Date: 11.1.18 Source: The media line,  Daniella P. Cohen

Israel this week came under fire from the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) over its plan to deport tens of thousands of African migrants, primarily from Eritrea and Sudan.

Israel's treatment of African refugees should be an international scandal

Date: 9.1.18 Source: Current affairs,  Brianna Rennix

For the past few weeks, Israel has been popping in and out of international headlines, thanks to the fallout from Trump’s announcement that the United States will be moving its embassy to Jerusalem.

A pro-Israel philanthropist is furious at the country’s treatment of African refugees

Date: 9.1.18 Source: JTA,  Ron Kampeas

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Yikealo Beyene’s story is — up to a point — perfect feel-good fodder for a Saturday morning talk at synagogue.

Comment: Israel should reconsider hostile policy on African refugees

Date: 9.1.18 Source: The Jerusalem Post ,  Daniel K. Eisenbud

Israel is a nation of refugees whom the rest of the world systemically rejected, humiliated, hunted, imprisoned, tortured and murdered for millennia.

UNHCR appeals to Israel over forced relocations policy

Date: 9.1.18 Source: UNHCR

UNHCR is again appealing to Israel to halt its policy of relocating Eritreans and Sudanese to sub-Saharan Africa. This is after some 80 cases were identified in which people relocated by Israel risked their lives by taking dangerous onward journeys to Europe via Libya.

Mr. Kagame, Don't Cooperate With Israel's Asylum-seeker Expulsion

Date: 7.1.18 Source: Haaretz, Gideon Levy

We still have time a moment before the African refugees are hunted down like animals on our streets – streets they have faithfully and invisibly swept for years, confined to their hole-in-the-wall apartments and our res

IRCT deeply concerned about deportation of torture victims seeking protection in Israel

Date: 5.1.18 Source: IRCT

There are currently several thousand Eritrean and Sudanese refugees in Israel who have been brutally tortured in their home countries, and again in transit by smugglers in the Sinai Peninsula. In Israel, they seek protection from further torture.


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