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How a Sudanese Asylum Seeker Caught the Acting Bug in Holot

Date: 17.3.18 Source: haaretz, Ofer Perlman

“Wow, wow, wow,” says Omad Shakour, putting aside the cigarette that went out a while ago. “My whole body was trembling. I was sweating like crazy. I could barely talk; my throat was completely dry.”

Africans in Israel worry deportation plan could be a death warrant

Date: 18.2.18 Source: CBC News, Derek Stoffel

Muluebrhan Mesgna walked out of an Israeli immigration office near Tel Aviv clutching a white piece of paper that he worries is his death warrant.

Look at My Mother. This Is Where Israel Is Deporting Us

Date: 16.1.18 Source: Haaretz, Christina Batista 

We came to Israel from Egypt in 2007. I was six years old and my sister Viola was 12. We walked by foot through the desert. Mum was pregnant and dad supported her. Walking was hard.

Israel to pay out over $120,000 to African asylum seekers jailed illegally

Date: 7.11.17 Source: Haaretz, Ilan lior
The state is going to pay five asylum seekers from Sudan 425,000 shekels ($121,429) each because they were sent to the Holot detention facility and held there for lengthy periods even though they were entitled to temporary resident status in Israel.

Forced deportation: African asylum seekers as toxic waste

Date: 30.10.17 Source: Jerusalem Post, Sheldon Gellar

It looks like our government is very eager to treat the 40,000 African asylum seekers left in Israel as human toxic waste to be dumped in African countries led by rulers willing to be paid off to accept them.

African asylum seekers hit the books thanks to new student group

Date: 1.7.17 Source: The Times of Israel, Melanie Lidman

When Israelis hear that Sudanese asylum seeker Taj Haroun was a university student, he watches their demeanor towards him change. “Whenever I first approach someone, there’s the connotation that we are all criminals.

What happened on December 31st, 2005 by Adam Ahmed, Sudan

Date: 29.5.17 Source: word press, Adam Ahmed

It was a cold evening in Mustafa Mahmoud Square, in the middle of Cairo, Egypt.

For first time in decade, Israel to grant darfurian asylum seekers temporary status

Date: 8.1.17 Source: Haaretz, Ilan Lior
Israel will grant temporary residency status to 200 people from the Darfur region of Sudan who have submitted requests to be recognized as refugees years ago but have not received a response, Haaretz has learned.
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Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop

Date: 5.1.17 Source: The Jerusalem Post

on the toughest street in the toughest neighborhood of south Tel Aviv, Darfurian refugees, Chinese workers and Israelis are working together to make a rooftop blossom. 

In first, Israel grants refugee status to Sudanese asylum seeker

Date: 24.6.16 Source: +972
Six years after he fled Darfur for Israel, Mutasim Ali, one of the leaders of the asylum seekers’ struggle in Israel, has been granted refugee status. Ali: ‘Now I can live a normal life with dignity.’ By Yael Marom


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