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

Date: 9.7.21 Source: Haaretz, Vered Lee

When Ayelet Shaked became interior minister, she used xenophobic terminology to declare she would act to return asylum seekers to their countries of origin and encourage their “voluntary return” to a third country.

Israel downgraded in State Department human trafficking report

Date: 2.7.21 Source: The Times of Israel, Amy Spiro

Israel was downgraded from Tier 1 to Tier 2 in a report on human trafficking released by the US State Department on Thursday.

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