Impossible Choice for African Asylum Seekers in Israel
Just two months from now, the Israeli government says it will begin indefinitely imprisoning asylum seekers who refuse deportation. IRIN Middle East Editor Annie Slemrod explores what this means for the tens of thousands of people now facing an uncertain future.
IRIN, 31 January 2018
Just two months from now, the Israeli government says it will begin indefinitely imprisoning asylum seekers who refuse deportation. IRIN Middle East Editor Annie Slemrod explores… Read more »
African asylum seekers sleep in a Tel Aviv park in 2012.
East African, 13 January 2018
The United Nations is urging Israel to not force out African refugees on its soil after it emerged that Rwanda and Uganda had opted out of the controversial deal to have the… Read more »
East African, 6 January 2018
Rwanda and Uganda, which had offered to settle African refugees in Israel, are now grappling with a new order by Tel Aviv that the illegal immigrants must leave the country within… Read more »
Daily Maverick, 19 January 2018
African asylum seekers living in Israel are being asked to choose between deportation or prison as authorities in that country crack down on "infiltrators". But as several asylum… Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged illegal migrants to stay back home and find ways to improve their economies rather than risk losing their lives in the Sahara Desert and the ... Read more »
Speaking in Rwanda on the controversial issue of African immigrants being deported from his country, President Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed the claim that some of the refugees have ... Read more »