In East Africa
Jul 19th, 2013
Humanitarian Groups in Israel Urgent Call to the Diplomatic Community: Israel Must Stop Coercing Deportations to Eritrea and Sudan By Worker’s Hotline, Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel, Hotline for Migrant Workers, Amenty International Israel, Physicians for Human Righ...
Jun 3rd, 2013
Israel has reached an agreement with an unspecified state willing to absorb illegal Eritrean migrants, and is in advanced talks with two other states seeking to reach similar agreements regarding the deportation of illegal Sudanese migrants. Attorney Yochi Gnessin, who represents the State Prosecutio...
Nov 9th, 2012
The letter below was written by Eritrean refugees, held in administrative detention in Saharonim prison. Under the Prevention of Infiltration Law, they can be imprisoned for three years or more. 31/10/2012 (To whom it may concern): Subject: The judgement against Eritrean refugees in Israel As we all ...
Oct 18th, 2012
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 ...
Oct 15th, 2012
Amendments are meant to reduce number of migrants; foreign violators could get three months in jail, Israeli intermediaries a year. Photo: Ben Hartman The Knesset Internal Affairs and Environment Committee on Monday approved for its second and third reading in the plenum two amendments that would lim...