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Israel must help asylum seekers trapped in the sex industry

Date: 27.4.18 Source: Haaretz, Vered Lee

“We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution,” Victor Hugo wrote.

Israel's only mental health clinic for African asylum-seekers faces closure

Date: 26.4.18 Source: i24NEWS
'We don't have insurance, we don’t have access to private clinic and we can’t go hospital, what do we do?'

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Israel's Deputy Attorney General Orders Review of Eritrean Applications for Asylum

Date: 23.3.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Deputy Attorney General Dina Zilber instructed the Population and Immigration Authority Thursday to reexamine the cases of Eritreans held in Saharonim Prison whose applications for refugee status have been denied.

Israeli Government to Appeal Ruling Giving Eritrean Army Deserters Refugee Status

Date: 27.2.18 Source: haaretz, Ilan Lior

The state intends to appeal an immigration panel’s decision that desertion from the Eritrean army is grounds for receiving refugee status, political sources told Haaretz.

Africans in Israel worry deportation plan could be a death warrant

Date: 18.2.18 Source: CBC News, Derek Stoffel

Muluebrhan Mesgna walked out of an Israeli immigration office near Tel Aviv clutching a white piece of paper that he worries is his death warrant.

Judge says Eritrean draft dodgers may be granted refugee status

Date: 16.2.18 Source: Ynet, Amir Alon

A Jerusalem appellate tribunal dealing with immigration published a precedential verdict Thursday that may affect the manner in which asylum requests submitted by thousands of Eritrean nationals currently in Israel are inspected, thereby stalling the plan to deport migrants to Rwanda st

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.

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