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Anger, fear permeate memorial for Eritrean victim

Date: 21.10.15 Source: The Times of Israel
Death of Haftom Zarhum, beaten by mob after he was mistaken for a terrorist, illuminates deep mistrust of Israelis among migrants. BY MELANIE LIDMAN

Eritrean man mistaken for terror accomplice dies after being shot, attacked by mob

Date: 19.10.15 Source: The Jerusalem Post
Habtom Zerhom, 26, succumbed to his wounds after a terrorist armed with a pistol and a knife stormed the Beersheba Central Bus Station on Sunday night.

ASSAF and the Law & Education Policy Clinic of the University of Haifa Filed an Appeal Calling for the Registration of Asylum Seekers’ Children to Public Kindergartens

Date: 29.6.15

On Thursday, June 11, 2015, ASSAF- Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel, together with the Law and Education Policy Clinic of the University of Haifa filed an appeal against the Ministry of Education and the City of Kiryat Malachi, calling for the

UN Inquiry reports gross human rights violations bordering on Crimes Against Humanity in Eritrea

Date: 11.6.15 Source: UN

In 2014 the UN's Human Rights Council established a commission of inquiry on human rights in Eritrea in light of the many testimonies of human rights violations in the country.

Asylum seeker whose baby was stabbed is sent to detention

Date: 18.7.14 Source: Vered Lee, HAARETZ
An Eritrean asylum seeker whose daughter was stabbed in the head in Tel Aviv last January, has been summoned to attend a detention center in the Negev.

At least 23 Eritreans still detained in Israel, in violation of state policy

Date: 4.5.14 Source: Haaretz, Ilan Lior
One month after being notified of the situation, only one out of the 24 asylum seekers being held in Holot has been released; he had a lawyer.

Asylum seekers rally outside U.N. office in Tel Aviv

Date: 13.2.14 Source: UPI
 Asylum seekers from Africa rallied Thursday outside a United Nations office in Tel Aviv, asking for help in remaining in Israel.
The demonstration was one of many held against the Anti-Infiltration Law and the detention of hundreds of African immigrants in the Hol

Rights group: Eritrean refugees regularly abducted in Egypt, Sudan

Date: 11.2.14 Source: Haaretz and The Associated Press
Human Rights Watch calls for crackdown on local officials who say are colluding with traffickers.

Where were you during the refugee struggle of 2014?

Date: 5.2.14 Source: The Times of Israel, Caylee Talpert
Growing up in Post-Apartheid South Africa I have often wondered what my life would have been like if I had been born 20 years earlier during the height of Apartheid.


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