Israel

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 14th, 2014
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By Said Temsamani Following the recent tragic events in the Gaza strip and in accordance with the spirit of solidarity driving all components of the Moroccan Nation towards the Palestinian people, King Mohammed gave his orders to immediately to provide 5 million U.S. dollars in aid to Palestinians in...
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
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Apr 25th, 2014
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by Ben Gittleson, washingtoncitypaper The phone call came from eastern Sudan, just as the grocer reached the corner of U and 9th streets NW on a spring day three years ago. The man spoke clearly in Mebrahtialem Gebrekidan’s mother tongue, Tigrinya, the language of his native Eritrea. Your nephew is b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2014
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Eritrean refugees face human trafficking, exploitation, and hostility throughout North Africa and the Sahel. By Dan Connell Hundreds of thousands of Eritreans have fled a repressive dictatorship since 2001. Their small northeast African country, which has a population 4-5 million and was once touted ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2014
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By Farouk Martins Aresa faroukomartins@aim.com It is not history; Africans must give space to Africans to excel. Many African leaders cared more about dignity of the black race for economic and social survival. Someone is needed right now to manage and channel endowed brains to greatness and respect ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2014
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By Efrat Lachter, haaretz Deporting Eritrean refugees in Israel to Ethiopia would condemn them to a life of misery – harrowing insights from a camp in northern Ethiopia. Sixteen kilograms of wheat, a kilogram and a half of lentils, 950 grams of cooking oil, one handful of salt, one handful of s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2014
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By Allyn Fisher-Ilan (Reuters) – A compound of one-storey buildings deep in the southern Israeli desert is now home to some 400 African migrants who face the prospect of being held in custody indefinitely. The detainees in what the authorities call an “open” detention centre are all...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 3rd, 2014
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“Hade Libi, Hade Hizbi”… based on reality or are we just dreaming? A few weeks ago African migrants (mostly Eritreans), the youthful at heart with their tots and the youth with their spirit descended on the streets of Tel Aviv in an act of defiance seldom seen in the nation of Israel. They screamed t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 31st, 2014
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Dr. Edie Freeman Director Jewish Council of Racial Equality (JCORE) 22 January 2014 Dear Dr Edie It is with great sadness that we bring to your attention of the worrying situation of African refugees in Israel. In recent weeks, the Israeli government stepped up the arrest and imprisonment of African ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2014
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Refugees, not Infiltrators!   “You must not oppress a foreigner, since you know the life of a foreigner, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.” (Exodus 23: 9) If you have not heard by now, about 30,000 African refugees (not migrants and not infiltrators) made a major protest ...