Project Title: Protection of the Rights of the Refugee -/Asylum Seeker Child,Migrant Child and Unaccompanied Minor.
On route to Israel refugees are tortured for ransom, in particular in the Sinai. About 1,5% of those held in the desert are children accompanied by their parents, or single mothers; the vast majority is from Eritrea. Once arrived in Israel, the Anti-Infiltration Law foresees detention of refugees, incl. their children for up to three years. Refugees from a so-called "Enemy State", e.g. Sudan may be detained indefinitely, children too. Child-detention is increasing and prolonged confinement with limited access to legal presentation, health services and primary education is the norm. The project aims to:
The project is implemented from Nov 2012 until Apr 2014, and will result in:
This project is co-financed by the European Union