Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel

Treating migrants in Israel like chattel

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Date: 3.6.13 Source: HAARETZ

As if it were an export company, the State of Israel is trying to ship tens of thousands of people from Eritrea and Sudan to other countries, out of sight and out of mind. The main thing is that they will fly away from here. Price isn’t particularly important nor is their fate in their new countries. Israeli imperviousness, the turning away from the distress of others, marks a new stage that is far from...