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Asylum Seekers in Israel - Situation Report (August 2019)

Date: 31.10.19 Source: ASSAF; The Refugee Rights Forum

Instead of using asylum seekers for political propaganda and exploiting the genuine plight of the residents of South Tel Aviv for the purpose of conflict with the Supreme Court, it is time to embrace humane, practical and worthwhile solutions.

UN Panel Demands Answers From Israel on Failure to Protect Asylum Seekers

Date: 24.10.19 Source: Haaretz, Bar Peleg

Israel must explain to the United Nations why only a minuscule proportion of asylum seekers here are granted refugee status, and why they cannot get permanent work permits or regular access to health and social service, a UN committee has stated.

Asylum-seeking minors in Israel

Children of asylum seekers are particularly vulnerable in Israel, deprived of many of their basic rights. Like their parents, these children lack legal status.

'Israel Won't Take Care of Me - I'll Go Die in My Homeland, in Dangerous Sudan'

Date: 15.5.19 Source: Lee Yaron, Haaretz

Following three strokes that left M., 59, impaired and unable to obtain adequate medical treatment because of his asylum seeker status in Israel, he decided he had no choice but to return to Sudan - at least he'll die in his homeland, he says. 

Israel’s Only Refugee Mental Health Clinic Works in Shadow of Closure

Date: 19.6.18 Source: Refugees deeply, Isma’il Kushkush

AN ENGRAVED POEM in Hebrew near the entrance of the drab government building in Jaffa, Israel, is the only clue as to what goes on inside. It reads:

Advocacy and Support Center

Assaf's Advocacy and Support Center serves asylum-seekers who come to talk about the problems they encounter, develop a sense of belonging and receive support and information.

Social affairs ministry refusing to help asylum seekers in peril

Date: 7.5.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

For at least six months, the Labor and Social Affairs Ministry has been aware that M.’s husband has been beating her for years.

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

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