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Eritrean asylum seekers

Too Soon to Say if Eritrean Asylum Seekers Can Be Sent Back Home, Say Israeli Officials

Date: 25.7.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

It is too soon to say whether Eritrean asylum seekers in Israel can be expelled to their homeland, even though 

Israel Doesn't Differentiate Between Eritrean Regime Supporters and Critics

Date: 18.6.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Israeli authorities do not check whether Eritrean nationals dwelling in the country support President Isaias Afwerki's regime - and hence, may be at risk if they're repatriated - Yossi Edelstein, head of the Population Authority’s enforcement and foreigners administration, told the Inte

In Tel Aviv, a battle is being waged for the future of Eritrea

Date: 9.6.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Afternoon is generally a busy time on the pedestrian mall in Tel Aviv’s Neveh Sha’anan neighborhood.

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?'

Israel’s only clinic to provide mental health s

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.


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