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Israeli City Illegally Blocking Children of Asylum Seekers From Its Schools

Date: 31.1.21 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The city of Lod has illegally refused to allow the children of asylum seekers living in the city to study in local schools, at the direction of Mayor Yair Revivo, Haaretz has learned.

Hundreds of Tel Aviv Parents Demand That Asylum Seeker Kids Be Integrated at School

Date: 18.12.20 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Around 600 Tel Aviv parents have written to Mayor Ron Huldai to protest the segregation of children of asylum seekers and migrant workers in the city’s schools, after Haaretz reported on the issue Thursday.

Israeli Soldier, Prison Guard Acquitted in Death of Asylum Seeker They Mistook for Terroris

Date: 20.7.20 Source: Haaretz, Almog Ben Zikri

An Israeli court acquitted on Monday two men who were charged with beating to death an Eritrean asylum seeker in 2015.  

Court Strikes Down Segregation of Eritrean Migrant Children in Israeli City

Date: 26.2.19 Source: Or Kashti, Haaretz

A district court in Lod on Monday struck down Netanya’s municipal policy of sending Eritrean migrant children to separate preschools and ordered that they be redistributed to regular classrooms in the city.

Tel Aviv City Councilwoman Closes Off Soccer Field to Asylum Seekers

Date: 12.11.18 Source: Haaretz, Bar Peleg

A Tel Aviv city councilwoman, on her own initiative, locked up a soccer field in the southern part of the city for several weeks to prevent asylum seekers from using it.

Israeli teen held for beating to death Sudanese refugee

Date: 20.11.16 Source: The Times of Israel
Police search for other suspects in attack last week in the central city of Petah Tikva

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.

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