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Eritrean asylum seekers

Unpromised Land

Date: 20.6.13 Source: PBS
60,000 African migrants sought refuge in Israel. Many found hostility, resentment and a one-way ticket to prison. They are Israel's new unwanted. BY. P.J. TOBIA

Escape From An Eritrean Prison

Date: 19.5.13 Source: NPR
A video interview with Kidanne Issac, an Eritrean asylum seeker in Israel

DIRECTIVES OF UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES REGARDING ERITREAN ASYLUM-SEEKERS

Date: 1.1.13 Source: UNHCR

Report of UNHCR on Eritrean asylum-seekers throughout the world, the reasons for their flight from Eritrea and recommendation   to examine their situation and grant refugee status. Written in 2009 (in English)

Israel: No Place to Go

Date: 13.11.12 Source: AlJazeera
Can Isayas help protect fellow African refugees in Israel from violence, discrimination and an uncertain future?

TA: Eritreans protest Negev detention facility

Date: 18.10.12 Source: The Jerusalem Post
Rallying under slogan “Israel, don’t put us in prison, again”, migrants protest facility meant to house thousands of Africans. By BEN HARTMAN

Eritrean asylum seeker details recent hunger strike, fear of indefinite incarceration

Date: 18.10.12 Source: Megafon
Some 500 asylum seekers held in a prison in the desert recently refused food in protest of a new law that enables Israel to keep them in detention indefinitely. By Sharon Livne

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.

Who Are the Asylum Seekers

Date: 1.6.12 Source: ASSAF

A current survey of asylum-seekers in Israel - June 2013. Document by Assaf, Amnesty International and the Hotline for Migrant Workers (Hebrew)

SURVIVORS IN NO MAN'S LAND - ASSAF REPORT

Date: 22.6.11 Source: ASSAF
In June 2011 we published data collected during a 10-month research project on the experiences, needs and community structure of asylum-seekers from Sudan and Eritrea now living in Israel (English)

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