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Ministry of Interior

A dirty policy

Date: 27.12.20 Source: Haaretz, editorial

Israel continues to sink to new lows in its attitude toward the weaker members of society. Every time it seems that it can go no lower, the state finds a new nadir of despicability.

Asylum Seekers Cleaning Tel Aviv's Streets to Be Fired for Israelis Who Don't Even Want the Job

Date: 25.12.20 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

For nine years, Debasi Habtu, a 42-year-old asylum seeker, has been going out every day to clean the streets of central Tel Aviv. He gets up before sunrise, glances at his sleeping children – aged six months, six years and 10 years – dons his yellow vest and bikes to Lincoln Street.

Asylum Seekers in Israel Forced to Make 'Unreasonable' Journey to Immigration Office

Date: 7.8.20 Source: Haatetz, Almog Ben Zikri

Asylum seekers in Eilat, Israel's southernmost city, can no longer get service from the its Population and Immigration Authority’s office, which is demanding that they make the long trip to its office in the central city of Bnei Brak instead, about a five-hour drive by bus.

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