Haaretz

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 28th, 2014
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Nearly 1,000 illegal African immigrants in Israel on Friday staged a march towards the southern border with Egypt to protest against living conditions in their internment camp, public radio reported. Israeli soldiers stopped the demonstrators, most from Eritrea and Sudan, nearly 300 metres (yards) fr...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 28th, 2013
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Seeking to prevent Eritrean migrants from staying in Israel, the Israeli Interior Ministry argues that many of them are in fact Ethiopians, and thus eligible for deportation, Ha’aretz daily reported Monday. In order to deport them out of Israel, Israeli Population and Migration Authority has re...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 13th, 2013
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By Emily L. Hauser, Daily Breast Last week Haaretz corrected its reporting of a story I covered in these pages: Ethiopian-Israeli women have been saying for years that they’ve been injected with Depo-Provera (long-acting birth control) by state-mandated health providers without their informed consent...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 8th, 2013
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By Zach Pontz Haaretz has issued a correction vis-a-vis a report it published five weeks ago that set off a rush to condemn Israel. The original report accused government officials of injecting Ethiopian women with the long-acting contraceptive Depo-Provera in order to decrease their birth rates. It ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 30th, 2013
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By Allison Kaplan Sommer,haaretz The more the story about Ethiopian women who were given birth control shots was repeated, the more warped and distorted it became. The story of the dramatic drop in the birthrates of the Ethiopian Israeli community over the past decade and why it happened was a story ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Comoros
Jan 27th, 2013
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With the election of the first female Ethiopian Israeli Jew, Pnina Tamano-Shata, to the Knesset in last week’s polls, the community of more than 150,000 finally had their champion in parliament. It is something the minority had been hoping for, for decades, having suffered racist discrimination and a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 10th, 2012
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Prof. Steven Plaut Most Eritrean illegal infiltrators to Israel are Moslems and there is suspicion that terrorists enter the country among them. And if 50 African countries won’t have them, are they also anti-black racists, as Haaretz painted Israel? The world has found a new form of Bash-Israe...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 31st, 2012
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Detentions would begin on October 15 Israel’s Interior Minister Eli Yishai ordered immigration police yesterday to round up African migrants. The operation would begin on October 15. Many of the migrants are refugees from Darfur and face persecution or even death if they return to states that conside...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 25th, 2012
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JERUSALEM: A final planeload of illegal migrants from South Sudan is to leave Israel for home on Wednesday, bringing to a close a six-week sweep against them, an Israeli official said. “Since the start of the operation to expel the South Sudanese, 700 nationals of that country have been repatri...