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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.

In Israel, African migrant families battle hunger, trauma

Date: 6.11.18 Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation, via ynetnews

In the concrete bowels of a vast bus station in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, a group of children gathers in the evening to play and dance to songs blaring from a CD player.

Israeli Municipality Sends Children of Asylum Seekers to Separate, Run-down Preschool

Date: 30.10.18 Source: Haaretz, Or Kashti

The preschool on Netanya’s Zangwill Street is in a dilapidated area near the city's neglected open-air market. The sidewalks are filled with the wares of a makeshift flea market - clothing strewn about alongside some old kitchen utensils. The air smells of urine.

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.

Refugees Need Protection

Date: 27.10.18 Source: Jerusalem Post, Michal Pinchuk

In his opinion piece (“Return to Eritrea is long overdue,” October 15), Yonatan Jacubowicz deems Eritrea, a country whose regime has beenii accused of crimes against humanity, safe enough.

Eritrean People Never Fled because of The War with Ethiopia

Date: 22.10.18 Source: Jerusalem Post, Teklit Michael
 

The so-called Eritrean government signed a peace deal in July with the Ethiopian government. For the Eritrean people, nothing has come from this deal other than an intangible concept of peace. After the deal, Eritreans were ecstatic.

Eritreans talked to us about Life after being Pushed out of Israel

Date: 4.10.18 Source: Vice News, Sarah Burke and Yousra Elbagir

KAMPALA, Uganda — Every few months for 10 years, Ben would go to an immigration office in Tel Aviv to renew his temporary visa, and every time he’d be greeted with the same response.

Lessons from South Sudan, for Those Rushing to Deport Eritrean Refugees

Date: 1.10.18 Source: Jerusalem Post, Tal Harris

For African Migrants in Israel, a Life of Hardship in the Promised Land

Date: 14.9.18 Source: Voice of America, Joshua Brilliant

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Sitting on a ledge in front of Ayelew Desale's grocery store behind Tel Aviv's central bus station, Selemon Tesfy inhaled the last bits of his cigarette and recalled his flight from Eritrea to avoid a lifetime of servitude.

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