Israel Speeds up Deportations After Attacks on Refugees

Israeli's prime minister has ordered the "swift deportation" of 25,000 so-called illegal immigrants after attacks in Tel Aviv, while the government is speeding up the building of a detention centre in the Negev desert to accommodate refugees who cannot be deported.
  • Africa:   Israelis Attack Africans

    IPS, 9 June 2012

    It's Saturday night in south Tel Aviv. Amine Zegata, a 36-year-old refugee from Eritrea is reopening the small bar he owns in the HaTikva neighbourhood. The pub was closed after… Read more »

Protests by African asylum seekers in Israel are growing, in the face of increasingly tough policies by the Israelis.

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