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Sudanese model who grew up in Israel says she is living in fear of deportation

Date: 3.8.19 Source: Times of Israel

A Sudanese-born model who grew up in Israel says she is under threat of deportation, despite representing some of Israel’s largest fashion companies.

Israel to grant humanitarian status to 300 asylum seekers from Sudan

Date: 27.5.18 Source: The times of Israel, Melanie Lidman

Israel notified the High Court of Justice on Sunday that it will grant humanitarian status to 300 Sudanese refugees from the Nuba Mountains, Blue Nile, and Darfur regions of Sudan.

Israel Says It May Shield Hundreds of Nuba Asylum Seekers From Expulsion

Date: 26.3.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Hundreds of asylum seekers from the Nuba Mountains of Sudan who suffered genocidal attacks are to be given the same legal status as people from Darfur, which may shield them from expulsion, the state has told the H

Israeli Government to Appeal Ruling Giving Eritrean Army Deserters Refugee Status

Date: 27.2.18 Source: haaretz, Ilan Lior

The state intends to appeal an immigration panel’s decision that desertion from the Eritrean army is grounds for receiving refugee status, political sources told Haaretz.

Judge says Eritrean draft dodgers may be granted refugee status

Date: 16.2.18 Source: Ynet, Amir Alon

A Jerusalem appellate tribunal dealing with immigration published a precedential verdict Thursday that may affect the manner in which asylum requests submitted by thousands of Eritrean nationals currently in Israel are inspected, thereby stalling the plan to deport migrants to Rwanda st

Israel's treatment of African refugees should be an international scandal

Date: 9.1.18 Source: Current affairs,  Brianna Rennix

For the past few weeks, Israel has been popping in and out of international headlines, thanks to the fallout from Trump’s announcement that the United States will be moving its embassy to Jerusalem.

Tel Aviv Judge Blasts Israeli Agency Over Asylum Seekers via Dolorosa

Date: 8.1.18 Source: Haaretz, Ilan lior

Tel Aviv appeals tribunal castigated the Population, Immigration and Border Authoritys difficulties in accepting new requests for asylum, ruling re

Forced deportation: African asylum seekers as toxic waste

Date: 30.10.17 Source: Jerusalem Post, Sheldon Gellar

It looks like our government is very eager to treat the 40,000 African asylum seekers left in Israel as human toxic waste to be dumped in African countries led by rulers willing to be paid off to accept them.

Banking on deportations, Israel admits to stalling on asylum requests

Date: 29.6.17 Source: Haaretz, Ilan Lior
The Interior Ministry admitted on Wednesday that it is delaying its response to asylum requests from Eritrean and Sudanese nationals in the hopes that the Supreme Court will allow it to deport them to Uganda and Rwanda, thereby obviating the need to decide whether they are entitled to

Israelis, treat us as humans — at least until we can go home

Date: 11.5.17 Source: +972, Monim Haroon

A new law that went into effect starting on May 1 stipulates that the state will take 20 percent of asylum seekers’ monthly salaries, and 16 percent from our employers, putting the money into a fund that


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