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Refugees from Africa: Situation Report 2022

Refugees from Africa: Situation Report 2022  


“Israel is not a refugee accepting country”: NGO briefing on asylum seekers


“We know how to act even when the political situation is hostile and make a change for the better”



November 2022

Female Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Israel – Vulnerable to Exploitation, Harm, Solicitation for Prostitution and Human Trafficking

September 2022

The Minister of Interior, Ayelet Shaked, has announced a new policy that bans the employment of asylum seekers


Electric bicycle and scooter theory test for holders of “2A5” visa


“They tell a person to leave, but he has nowhere to go”: The ban on employment of asylum seekers in 17 cities

The ban on employment of asylum seekers in 17 cities – full paper On June 30th, 2022, the day the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) was dissolved, the Minister of the Interior published a new regulation that will come into effect on October 1, 2022 (hereinafter: “the regulation”). According to the regulation, asylum seekers that hold the […]


Asylum Seekers from Africa: Situation Report June 2022

Link to PDF The approach towards foreigners in need of protection in Israel No comprehensive, just solution for asylum seekers from Eritrea, Sudan and Congo has been implemented in the past year. At the same time, this year, a new refugee group was formed in Israel: war refugees from Ukraine. The policy implemented so far […]


Being the Child of Asylum Seekers in Israel ‘Hurts Every Day’

10.07.2022, Haaretz

Israel decided to limit refugee employment. Why should we care? – opinion

06.07.2022, The Jerusalem Post

Israel Bars Asylum Seekers From Most Jobs in Major Cities

30.06.2022, Haaretz

Israel’s Policy on Asylum Seekers Is ‘Unsustainable’, UN Representative Charges

19.06.2022, Haaretz

Israel Lifted Protections for Congolese Asylum Seekers Without Consulting Foreign Ministry

24.05.2022, Haaretz

Court Blocks Lifting of Israel’s Deportation Ban on Congolese Asylum Seekers

10.05.2022, Haaretz

Most Aid Requests by Ukrainian Refugees in Israel Are for Food, but Funding Relies on Civil Society

17.04.2022, Haaretz

Israeli Minister Lifts Blanket Ban on Expelling Congolese Asylum Seekers

07.04.2022, Haaretz

While Israel Plans to Offer Medical Coverage for Elderly Ukrainians, Asylum Seekers Still Need to Wait

03.04.2022, Haaretz

The Refugee Rights Forum in Israel join the public outcry calling for a change in policy concerning refugees from Ukraine

The Refugee Rights Forum in Israel join the public outcry calling for a change in policy concerning refugees from Ukraine – both the refugees asking to enter Israel and those who are already here. The quota set by The Minister of Interior, in addition to the prohibition of even boarding a flight to Israel without […]


Denied asylum in Israel, Eritreans are welcomed by Canadian Jews

Taking one last look at the Mediterranean sun pouring through the lavender curtains of their Tel Aviv apartment, Medhanea and Titi Solomon scoot the last of eight suitcases and assorted carry-ons – everything they own – out the door and close it. They jiggle the handle to make sure it’s locked. The Eritrean asylum-seekers and […]

21.01.2022, Christian Science Monitor

‘Breaking the ghettos’: The struggle to desegregate Tel Aviv’s schools

16.01.2022, +972 Mag

Israel Rejected 98.5 Percent of Eritrean Asylum Requests Over Two Years

05.01.2022, Haaretz

Education Ministry Comes Out Against Mixing Refugee and Israeli Kids in Schools

19.12.2021, Haaretz

Israel Approves Millions for Day Care for Asylum Seekers’ Children

12.12.2021, Haaretz

Law Letting Israel Impose Restrictions on Asylum Seekers Expires, in Win for Left-wing Ministers

08.12.2021, Haaretz

Israel Likely to Delay Court Order to Grant Temporary Residency to 2,440 Sudanese Asylum Seekers

07.12.2021, Haaretz

‘Now I feed my children every night’: asylum seekers in Tel Aviv turning to food bank

07.11.2021, The National News

Israel to Reconsider Refused Tigrayan Asylum Pleas

07.11.2021, Haaretz

Interior Minister Pushes for Separation of Asylum Seekers’ Children From Israelis in Tel Aviv Schools

31.10.2021, Haaretz

No status, no future: The life of a child asylum seeker in Israel

27.10.2021, Al Jazeera

Israeli Health Ministry’s Bureaucratic Errors Stymie Asylum Seekers’ Bid for Green Pass

19.10.2021, Haaretz

Editorial | In Denying Healthcare to Asylum Seekers, Shaked Hits a New Low

17.10.2021, Haaretz

State Can Bar Asylum Seekers From Working in Some Cities, Israel’s Top Court Rules

01.10.2021, Haaretz

Opinion | Israel’s Interior Minister Knows She Can’t Deport the Asylum Seekers

09.07.2021, Haaretz

Israel downgraded in State Department human trafficking report

02.07.2021, The Times of Israel

Israel Was Asked to Reexamine 3,000 Asylum Requests This Year. It Granted One

21.06.2021, Haaretz

Israeli Ministry Refuses to Help Asylum Seekers Retrieve Money Stolen by Employers

25.10.2020, Haaretz

Israel’s High Court Blasts Law Requiring Asylum Seekers to Deposit 20% of Wages

08.05.2019, Haaretz