Eli Yishai

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jun 3rd, 2013
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Surprised Foreign Ministry says it knows nothing of deal that could see deportation of tens of thousands of migrants. Israel and an unspecified African country reportedly reached an agreement to deport illegal Eritrean migrants to its territory, and Israel is also ironing out a deal with two other co...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 28th, 2013
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By Emily L. Hauser,thedailybeas Haaretz reported on Tuesday that Israel deported at least 1,000 Sudanese refugees to North Sudan via a third county, without informing the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees  (UNHCR) and despite the fact that “[Sudan] has vowed to punish any of its citizens ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 1st, 2013
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Israel’s Interior Minister has requested for legal approval to allow authorities to carryout the mass deportation of tens and thousands of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers and migrants. According to Israeli news outlets, interior minister, Eli Yishai, has called on the justice and foreign ministr...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 31st, 2012
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Gag order lifted 10 days after man allegedly repeatedly raped an elderly woman near the Central Bus Station in south Tel Aviv. Photo: Ricardo Mallaco An 83-year-old woman was raped for hours in the courtyard of her apartment building near the Central Bus Station in south Tel Aviv by a young Eritrean ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Oct 29th, 2012
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Israel has turned away dozens of African asylum-seekers, mostly Eritreans trying enter the country from Egypt, human rights groups have said. Human Rights Watch (HRW) and two Israeli NGOs said that “since June, Israeli forces patrolling Israel’s newly constructed border fence with Egypt&#...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Oct 29th, 2012
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Israelis have taken to the streets to protest about the number of illegal African immigrants living in their neighourhoods in Tel Aviv. Officials estimate 60 thousand people have crossed illegally into Israel in recent years via the desert border with Egypt to look for work. Ministers say the influx ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 24th, 2012
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Open letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel ministry of the interior Eli Yishai; Regarding the serious concerns involving the status, detentions and living conditions of the Ethiopian refugees now living in Israel. Prime Minister’s Office 3 Kaplan St. P.O.B. 187 Kiryat B...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Oct 18th, 2012
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By BEN HARTMAN Photo: Ben Hartman Fearing a wave of impending arrests by Israeli authorities, around a hundred Eritrean migrants rallied outside the Kirya military headquarters in Tel Aviv on Thursday, to protest the construction of a Negev detention facility for African migrants, and Israel’s ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Oct 8th, 2012
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Gershom Gorenberg, prospect.org Levinsky Park is where you meet a friend if you’re an African refugee living in South Tel Aviv. One recent afternoon, I found around 50 Sudanese and Eritreans sitting on the small stretch of lawn in groups of two or four or five. Nearly all were men in their twen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Oct 5th, 2012
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by Ran HaCohen If Ahmadinejad didn’t exist, Israel would invent him. Thanks to Israel’s gangster rhetoric of “hold me or I shoot,” international attention is focused on the brutal Muslim dictatorship in Iran, allowing Israel to quietly transform itself into a brutal Jewish dictatorship. Israel’s roll...