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State Department 2019 Annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report - Input from ASSAF

Date: 20.3.19 Source: ASSAF

2019 Annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report - Input from ASSAF - Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel, covering January-December 2018; submitted to the U.S Department of State. 

Israel Deducts 20 Percent From Salaries of Migrants Recognized as Victims of Human Trafficking

Date: 12.12.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Salaries of asylum seekers who have been officially recognized as victims of trafficking and slavery are still being docked despite a waver they are entitled to.

Israel Will Aid Victims of Sinai Torture – After Many Are Deported

Date: 5.3.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Despite the fact that Israel admitted back in 2012 that it had a duty to provide a humanitarian solution for the victims of “torture camps” operated by human smugglers in Sinai, it was not until a few months ago that team began formulating a program for survivors, Haaretz has learned.

IRCT deeply concerned about deportation of torture victims seeking protection in Israel

Date: 5.1.18 Source: IRCT

There are currently several thousand Eritrean and Sudanese refugees in Israel who have been brutally tortured in their home countries, and again in transit by smugglers in the Sinai Peninsula. In Israel, they seek protection from further torture.

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