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Amnesty International: Israel, Uganda deceiving asylum seekers

Date: 18.6.18 Source: ynet, Amir Alon

Amnesty International accused Israel of "cruel and illegal" transfers of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers in a report released Monday.

Amnesty International blasts Israel's ‘cruel’ migrant deportations

Date: 18.6.18 Source: Jerusalem Post, Tamara Zieve

Amnesty International slammed Israel for its deportations and “voluntary” transfers of African migrants in a report on Monday, titled: “Forced and Unlawful: Israel’s Deportations of Eritrean and Sudanese Asylum-Seekers to Uganda.”

How Israel’s secret refugee deals collapsed in the light of day

Date: 3.5.18 Source: News deeply, Yotam Gidron

ISRAEL’S AFRICA DIPLOMACY has long been characterized by a large degree of informality and secrecy, and the charade surrounding the transfer of refugees from Israel to Uganda and Rwanda is no exception.

Government tells high court it has no migrant deal with Uganda

Date: 16.4.18 Source: The times of Israel, TOI staff

Israeli authorities have not yet reached a deal with Uganda for the deportation of African migrants from Israel, the state told the High Court of Justice on Monday.

PM’s envoy to Uganda to return to Israel, apparently without deal on migrants

Date: 15.4.18 Source: Times of Israel ,TOI staff

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s special emissary to Uganda is to return home early Monday morning after 11 days of trying to convince the African nation to accept deported African migrants.

Israel: New testimonies show Israeli deportations putting Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers at risk in Uganda

Date: 14.4.18 Source: ReliefWeb

Israel has continued to deport Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers to Uganda until at least January 2018, Amnesty International revealed today, despite statements by the Ugandan government that no agreement had been in place with

Uganda says Israel gives deported asylum seekers fake visas

Date: 13.4.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Uganda says its supposedly official documents that Israel gives departing asylum seekers are “complete fakes.” The Population, Immigration and Border Authority issues deportees documents bearing the Ugandan Interior Ministry insignia.

Uganda to accept 500 African asylum-seekers from Israel

Date: 13.4.18 Source: The Observer, Observer Media Ltd

In a turnaround, the Ugandan government announced today, Friday that it may take in 500 African asylum seekers from Israel. Israel wants to relocate thousands of Africans, mostly Eritrean and Sudanese, that it says entered Israel illegally.

Israel Sent Asylum Seekers to Uganda Without Required Vaccine for Deadly Disease

Date: 9.4.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Asylum seekers who have left Israel for Uganda have entered that country without having received the necessary inoculation against life-threatening yellow fever, say dozens of reports that have reached Haaretz.

Protests against Israel's asylum seeker deportations to occur at Uganda embassies around the world

Date: 8.4.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Demonstrators are set to protest Monday at Ugandan embassies worldwide to demand that the African nation refuse to cooperate with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to deport tens of thousands of asylum seekers from Israel. 


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