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Editorial | Guatemala’s Poor Come First

Date: 25.2.21 Source: Haaretz, Editorial

Two weeks ago, the Health Ministry made the correct decision from the standpoint of both morality and health when it opened a coronavirus vaccination clinic in Tel Aviv’s Neveh Sha’anan neighborhood for people with no legal status in Israel.

Israeli Decision Makes COVID Vaccines Off Limits to Thousands of Foreign Residents

Date: 24.2.21 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The Tel Aviv facility where foreign migrant workers and asylum seekers have been receiving coronavirus vaccinations this month will stop administering the shots to new patients as of Tuesday and will only be providing the foreign residents second vaccine doses, the Health Ministry has decided.

Tel Aviv Launching COVID Vaccine Campaign for Asylum Seekers Vaccine Campaign for Asylum Seekers

Date: 8.2.21 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The Tel Aviv-Jaffa municipality and Ichilov Hospital will on Tuesday launch a campaign to vaccinate asylum seekers and migrant workers, who are ineligible for vaccinations through the health maintenance organizations.

Tel Aviv Plans to Vaccinate Asylum Seekers Against COVID-19

Date: 27.1.21 Source: Haaretz, Amos Harel

Tel Aviv plans to open a special compound in the coming weeks for vaccinating most of the city’s asylum seekers against COVID-19.

How Israel Tried to Dump African Refugees in Blood-drenched Dictatorships

Date: 25.12.20 Source: Haaretz, Gidi Weitz and Hilo Glazer

During the course of 2017, a series of explosive letters landed in the Defense Ministry. They were sent by Amnon Zichroni, one of Israel’s top lawyers, who has since died. The texts were polite, matter-of-fact.

Protection of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel (October 2020)

Date: 11.11.20 Source: ASSAF

ASSAF's submission to the US Department of State Human Rights report about the general situation of refugees and asylum seekers in Israel in 2020.

Some 80 Percent of Asylum Seekers in Israel Are Out of Work, Lack Health Insurance

Date: 26.10.20 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Almaz (not her real name) is a single mother of three who has been in Israel for a decade. She has long accustomed herself to the Deposit Law that garnished 20 percent of her salary, the lack of official status, health insurance and welfare services, and the racism at every turn.

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