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Israeli Ministry Got $10 Million to Help 500 Distressed Asylum Seekers. Only 28 Received Care

Date: 23.12.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

M. has been living on the street for nine months now, passing every season of the year under the open sky. At his age, 67, it’s not getting easier. “I look for places to sleep where I won’t be cold.

Israel to Reexamine 1,500 Sudanese Asylum Requests After Interviews Deemed 'Not In-depth Enough'

Date: 17.12.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The Interior Ministry's Population and Immigration Authority has admitted to the High Court of Justice that its examination of requests for asylum in Israel by asylum seekers from the Darfur region of Sudan has not been sufficiently thorough.

'It’s as if You Israelis Forgot What You Went Through and Where You Came From'

Date: 17.12.18 Source: Haaretz, Itay Stern

On a very rainy evening in Tel Aviv last month, a few hundred people crowded into the cinematheque for the premiere of new Israeli TV series “Ir Miklat” (“Asylum City”).

Israel Deducts 20 Percent From Salaries of Migrants Recognized as Victims of Human Trafficking

Date: 12.12.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Salaries of asylum seekers who have been officially recognized as victims of trafficking and slavery are still being docked despite a waver they are entitled to.

Murder of 12-year-old Girl Shows Human Rights in Israel Are Only for Jews

Date: 29.11.18 Source: Haaretz, Vered Lee

The murder of 12-year-old Silvana Tsegai in south Tel Aviv has shaken up the Eritrean asylum-seeker community in Israel, but it is far from the first case of a woman being murdered in that community.

High Court Gives Israel 30 Days to Check Darfurians’ Asylum Requests

Date: 30.10.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The High Court of Justice on Monday gave the state 30 days to submit a timetable and work plan for examining the asylum requests of Sudanese asylum seekers from the Darfur region.

Israel to Halt Humanitarian Status for Sudanese in Possible Prelude to Deportation

Date: 28.10.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and two key ministers have decided that the state will no longer grant so-called humanitarian status to asylum seekers from Sudan’s Darfur region, sources told Haaretz.

African migrants reel as Israeli law cuts their salaries

Date: 15.8.18 Source: AP, CARON CREIGHTON

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — African migrants in Israel have been detained, threatened with deportation and faced hostility from lawmakers and residents.

Asylum-Seekers, or ‘Infiltrators’? Israel’s Identity Crisis Leaves African Migrants in Limbo

Date: 24.7.18 Source: World Politics Review, Yardena Schwartz
TEL AVIV—This free-spirited coastal city, known for its vibrant nightlife and liberal politics, often seems so different from the rest of Israel that many call it “the State of Tel Aviv.” Yet the different parts of Tel Aviv also offer stark contrasts, especially between th

Despite Netanyahu’s Promise, Israel Allots Only $7.7m to Rehabilitate South Tel Aviv

Date: 23.7.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron, Noa Landau and Bar Peleg

Despite the prime minister’s promise to pour hundreds of millions of shekels into south Tel Aviv, the cabinet this week approved just 28 million shekels ($7.7 million) over three years to rehabilitate the area’s troubled neigh

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