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Authorities round up South Sudanese ahead of mass deportation

Date: 10.6.12 Source: 972MAGAZINE
The courts cleared the way for deportation of South Sudanese on Thursday, giving them a week to leave voluntarily – but only three days later, authorities have already begun rounding up people.

An Open Letter to Israel: Eritreans are NOT Economic Refugees

Date: 4.6.12 Source: Tricia Redeker Hepner
An international expert on Eritrea, Dr. Trisha Redker Haffner in an open letter to the State of Israel: Eritreans are not migrant workers.

No Promised Land for Refugees

Date: 6.4.12 Source: Tablet
Israeli authorities will begin to deport South Sudanese refugees once Passover ends—unless the holiday’s message of freedom changes their minds. By Larry Derfner

South Sudanese get last-minute reprieve from deportation

Date: 1.4.12 Source: 972MAGAZINE
The judge, Yigal Marzel, issued the order in response to a petition filed by the Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel (ASSAF), the African Refugee Development Center (ARDC), the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI), the Hotline for Migrant Workers, and Physicians for Human Rights Israel (PHR-Israel).

Court delays South Sudan migrants' expulsion

Date: 29.3.12 Source: Ynet,
Orit Marom of the Organization for Aiding Refugees welcomed the court's decision and said "we were pleased to see that the Foreign Ministry is aware of the difficult reality in South Sudan."

Israel seeks to return refugees to South Sudan

Date: 22.3.12 Source: Los Angeles Times

Israel doesn't need celebrity activists to call its attention to troubles in Africa. After years of being on the receiving end of a steady stream of work migrants and asylum seekers, the country knows this first-hand.

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