Israel Cancels Plans to Forcibly Deport African Migrants

Publisher:
CGTN Africa
Publication Date:
24 April 2018
Tags:
Africa, Middle East and Africa, Migration, Refugees and Displacement

The Israeli government has announced it is abandoning a plan to forcibly deport African migrants who entered the country illegally. They had been working for months on deals to expel thousands of mostly Eritreans and Sudanese who traveled into Israel through the Sinai desert in Egypt. Migrants will reportedly again be able to renew residency permits every 60 days, as they were before efforts to deport them.


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