A New Report Reveals the Story of Dozens of Migrants Locked Behind Bars in Israel for Years

22/12/2016

The Entry to Israel Law allows the detention of any person who does not have status in Israel, provided that the detention is not for a punitive purpose, but serves as a tool intended to enable deportation. The law also establishes that in order to prevent the detention from becoming a punitive tool, a person who has been held in custody for more than 60 consecutive days and can’t be deported should be released upon the deposit of bail. Despite that, a new report by the Hotline…

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The Entry to Israel Law allows the detention of any person who does not have status in Israel, provided that the detention is not for a punitive purpose, but serves as a tool intended to enable deportation. The law also establishes that in order to prevent the detention from becoming a punitive tool, a person […]

New Testimonies from the Sinai Torture Camps

04/12/2016

In 2010, the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants first identified asylum-seekers jailed in Saharonim prison who described enduring torture and being forced to work without pay in Sinai en route to Israel. The Sinai-based smugglers would torture...

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