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Eritrean asylum seekers

Forced deportation: African asylum seekers as toxic waste

Date: 30.10.17 Source: Jerusalem Post, Sheldon Gellar

It looks like our government is very eager to treat the 40,000 African asylum seekers left in Israel as human toxic waste to be dumped in African countries led by rulers willing to be paid off to accept them.

Eritrean asylum seekers in Israel increasingly turning to prostitution

Date: 12.9.17 Source: Haaretz, Vered Lee
The women live here as asylum seekers, many of them having endured torture in Sinai on the way. They are left as single parents in Israel.

Why Eritrean asylum seekers are leaving Israel for Canada

Date: 10.8.17 Source: Canadian Jewish News, Paul Lungen

Kehase Berhane has been in Canada since June 13, and in the short time he’s lived here, he’s found the adjustment difficult.

Israel hires anti-refugee group to research situation in Eritrea

Date: 28.6.17 Source: Haaretz, Ilan Lior
The Population and Immigration Authority has hired the services of the Israeli Immigration Policy Center, an organization that strives to expel African asylum seekers, to conduct a survey of the situation in Eritrea.

Confessions of an Eritrean Army Deserter

Date: 25.4.17 Source: Haaretz, Teklit Michael
Eritrean army deserters are denied refugee status by the Israeli government.

Rejected by Israel, Eritreans find shelter in Germany

Date: 3.3.17 Source: Al Jazeera, Yermi Brenner

Berlin, Germany - The most crucial decision for a person forced to flee their homeland is where to seek asylum. That is the hard lesson learned by Yemane Mesgen on his harrowing journey as a refugee.

Life vanishes after a husband

Date: 8.1.17 Source: Press reader, Daniella Cheslow

In a one-room apartment in south Tel Aviv, Brkitay Gebru shares a bed with her two sons. On a recent afternoon she was so tired she didn’t bother telling 3-year-old Netanael to stop jumping on the mattress with his sneakers on.

Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop

Date: 5.1.17 Source: The Jerusalem Post

on the toughest street in the toughest neighborhood of south Tel Aviv, Darfurian refugees, Chinese workers and Israelis are working together to make a rooftop blossom. 

Looking for Legal Status

Date: 5.8.16 Source: The New York Times
By Tedros Abraha, 28, has lived in Uganda since January. He spoke to Ryan Lenora Brown in English. Brown traveled to Uganda with the International Women’s Media Foundation. As told to RYAN LENORA BROWN

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