African Migrants Battle Hunger and Trauma in Israel

Over a decade from the mid-2000s, about 64,000 Africans - mainly from conflict-torn Sudan and Eritrea - arrived in Israel across the then-porous border with Egypt's Sinai, which was fenced off several years ago, writes Inna Lazareva for the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

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A large garage with a leaky roof serves as an Eritrean church and community centre in south Tel Aviv, Israel, September 5, 2018.

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