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August, 1, Inhumane conditions at airport facility for those denied entry, Ynet News,

July, 15, ‘Nobody wants to be a refugee’: Israel’s asylum seekers speak out, Jerusalem Post

June, 29, Israel Halts Examining Asylum Applications of Russians, Haaretz

June, 20, US: Israel is failing to meet basic standards to eradicate human trafficking, Jerusalem Post

June, 19, Tel Aviv’s International Refugee Day celebration marks resilience through art, Jerusalem Post

June, 17, Refugee Day 2023: Global trends and the situation in Israel, Jerusalem Post

June, 15, U.S. Warns Israel’s Treatment of Ukraine Refugees Makes Them Vulnerable to Trafficking, Haaretz

June, 14, Israel Mulls Charging Foreigners Slated for Deportation for Flights, Detention, Haaretz

June, 9, Israel’s Hotline for Refugees and Migrants to host World Refugee Day event, Jerusalem Post

May, 4, Sudanese in Israel fear future, conflict at home, AP Youtube

May, 4, Sudan migrants in Israel worry over future, fighting at home, AP

May, 1, Israel Seeks to Give Immigration Officers More Power to Use Force Without Supervision, Haaretz

March, 5, Ethiopian women fleeing war fall prey to human trafficking in Jordan, end up in Israel, Ynet News

January, 19, Israeli Migration Inspectors Arrest Two Toddlers Inside Nursery School, Haaretz

January, 15, Israel Arrests Second-grader Near His School to Be Deported With His Mother, Haaretz


December, 29, Refugees in Bnei Brak left without papers by Immigration Authority office – report, Jerusalem Post

December, 29, Report: Human Traffickers Not Being Prosecuted in Israel, Haaretz

November, 29, Interior minister orders expulsion of woman seeking asylum from genital mutilation, The Times of Israel

November, 29, Israel’s Interior Minister Rejects Asylum Request of a Woman Facing Female Genital Mutilation, Haaretz

October, 18, Sudan No Longer Danger for Asylum Seekers to Return, Israeli Minister Claims, Haaretz

October, 12, How the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants Fights for the Rights of Vulnerable Communities, J Street

September, 22, When Your Art Can Travel to Your Exhibition but You Can’t, Haaretz

September, 12, Court lifts protection for Congolese refugees, but slams Shaked’s ‘flawed’ decision, The Times of Israel

September, 9, Court Rules Israel Can Deport Congolese Asylum Seekers From December, Haaretz

July, 10, Being the Child of Asylum Seekers in Israel ‘Hurts Every Day’, Haaretz

May, 24, Israel Lifted Protections for Congolese Asylum Seekers Without Consulting Foreign Ministry, Haaretz

May, 3, Court Blocks Lifting of Israel’s Deportation Ban on Congolese Asylum Seekers, Haaretz

April, 7, Israeli Minister Lifts Blanket Ban on Expelling Congolese Asylum Seekers, Haaretz

March, 29, How the War in Ukraine Is Changing Israel’s Refugee Policies, Jewish Currents

March, 10, Israel’s Ukrainian Refugee Policy—Smart Strategy or Moral Failure? Israel from the Inside with Daniel Gordis


December, 1, Portraits Of Women In Pain: interview with Hamutal Sadan, Naama Sabato and Desta Getane Tsegay, i24 News

September, 5, Offered little hope, African migrants despair of Israel as a refuge, The Times of Israel

September, 1, Interior Ministry Revisits Asylum Requests From Sudan’s Darfur Region, Haaretz

August, 31, The Israeli Military Sends African Asylum Seekers Back Across Lebanon Border, Haaretz

August, 6, Moved, abused, and forgotten: Human Trafficking in the Middle East, The New Arab

August, 2, What is the state of migrants in Israel? Jerusalem Post

July, 22, Israel Tells Court It Refuses to Give Palestinian LGBTQ Asylum Seekers Work Permits, Haaretz

July, 18, With COVID Blocking Deportations, Israel Held Foreigners for Months in Jail Instead, Haaretz

July, 7, In Unusual Step, Israel Deported Ukrainians to Belarus During the Coronavirus Crisis, Haaretz

July, 3, Israel failing to stop human trafficking: US State Department, The New Arab

July, 2, Israel Failing to Do Minimum to Fight Human Trafficking, U.S. Says, Haaretz

June, 15, Israel’s New Interior Minister Vows to Push for Repatriation of ‘Infiltrators’, Haaretz

May, 20, Thai Farmworkers Among the Most Vulnerable in Israel to Hamas Rocket Fire, Jerusalem Post

March, 21, African migrants make Haggadah prior to Passover, Jerusalem Post

February, 1, Sex trafficking refugees given one year until possible deportation, Jerusalem Post



December, 17, As Sudan forges ties with Israel, what status do migrants have?, Jerusalem Post

December, 10, The Kafkaesque World of Sudanese Refugees in Israel, Foreign Policy

November, 21, Beatings and forced medication: Asylum seekers in Israel report inhuman conditions, Ynet

November, 19, What does the Sudan-Israel peace deal mean for Sudanese migrants?, Jerusalem Post

November, 17, After Sudan Peace Deal, Refugees in Israel Fear Deportation, Voice of America

November, 16, A Call for Mercy: 27 Sex Trafficking Survivors, The Times of Israel

October, 31, Sudan deal plunges migrants in Israel into new uncertainty, The Washington Post

October, 28, Sudanese in Israel fear deportation after normalization, say they face danger, The Times of Israel

October, 27, How Sudan-Israel Deal Will Affect Sudanese Refugees, i24 News

October, 26, Sudanese Nationals in Israel Fear Deportation after Peace Deal, The Media Line

October, 26, In Tel Aviv, Sudanese migrants say Israel making peace with a rotten regime, The Times of Israel

October, 26, Some 80 Percent of Asylum Seekers in Israel Are Out of Work, Lack Health Insurance, Haaretz

October, 25, Migrants NGO: Most migrants not going back despite Sudan deal, Jerusalem Post

October, 25, Israel-Sudan Agreement Will Ease Deportation of Asylum Seekers, Sources Say, Haaretz

October, 25, Sudan’s asylum seekers in Israel say they’ll go back if ‘peace is real’, Ynet

October, 20, Israel’s Top Court Orders State to Give Migrant Workers Enough Time to Prepare for Expulsion Hearings, Haaretz

August, 19, Cohen: Israel in contact with Sudan, refugee return to be part of deal, Jerusalem Post

August, 19, Minister says Sudan deal to include sending back asylum seekers, The Times of Israel

August, 7, Asylum Seekers in Israel Forced to Make ‘Unreasonable’ Journey to Immigration Office, Haaretz

August, 4, Coronavirus Adds to Challenges Facing Foreign Workers in Israel, The Media Line

June 23, Sudanese jobless in Lebanon risk life on Israel border, France 24

June, 20, After 13 years, Eritrean asylum seeker was granted resettlement. Then came COVID, The Times of Israel

June, 5, Sudanese immigrants in Lebanon try crossing border into Israel, Al Monitor

June, 2, Tel Aviv Testing Station Aims to Stamp Out Coronavirus Outbreak Among Migrants, Asylum Seekers, Haaretz

June, 1, Asylum seekers and migrant workers in Israel fighting the Coronavirus, i24 News

May, 25, New Public Security Minister Has a Clear Message for Israel’s Weakest Population, Haaretz

May, 13, Israel to Release $22m in Funds ‘Deposited’ by Asylum Seekers Under Court-revoked Law, Haaretz

May, 7, The Eritrean cooking course teaching Israelis about asylum seekers, Jerusalem Post

April, 12, To survive pandemic, migrants ask government to return money taken from them, The Times of Israel

April, 11, For African migrants in Israel, COVID-19 means health, jobs, homes all at risk, The Times of Israel

April, 1, Coronavirus: How are asylum seekers and foreign workers in Israel coping?, Jerusalem Post

April, 1, ‘How we will feed our children?’ Israel’s asylum seekers are on the brink, Forward

March, 24, Asylum Seekers in Israel Forced to Fend for Themselves During Coronavirus Crisis, Haaretz

March, 18, As coronavirus spreads, asylum seekers in Israel are on the brink of catastrophe, +972

February, 5, Warming Israeli-Sudanese Relations Worry Asylum Seekers Waiting for Refugee Status, Haaretz

February, 3, Israel gives Sudanese migrants more rights following NGO lawsuit, Jerusalem Post



December, 31, In a single decade, Israel turned asylum seekers into criminals, +972

December, 10, Filipino Families Fear Immigration Crackdown, Jewish Week

December, 4, State: Best interest of Filipino child doesn’t trump deportation, Jerusalem Post

September, 17, Israel’s crackdown on foreign workers is driving some families into hiding, JTA

August, 10, Born in Israel, hundreds of Filipino children risk expulsion, Manila Times


July, 17, Israel to re-examine Eritrean requests for asylum, Kan English

July, 11, Asylum seeker art from defunct detention center a surprising spot of color, The Times of Israel


May, 26, Estimated NIS 700 million missing in ‘Deposit Law’ funding for asylum seekers, The Times of Israel



March, 7, Israel to Suspend Expulsion of Hundreds of Congolese Migrants, Haaretz


February, 19, Niger man deported by Israel stranded in Ethiopia airport for months, The Times of Israel

February, 18, Israel wants to deport 300 refugees to one of the world’s most dangerous countries, +972

February, 18, Niger man deported by Israel marooned in Ethiopian airport, BBC Africa

February, 3, Israeli Mayor Asks Residents to Report Asylum Seekers ‘To Remove Them From the

City’, Haaretz


December, 31, Israeli Court Suspends Expulsion of Around 400 Congolese, Haaretz

December 31, Human Rights Organizations appeal to stop the deportation of refugees to Congo, The Times of Israel

December, 17, Ahead of Israel’s planned deportation of Congo nationals, escapee asks: ‘Why do they want to send us back now?’, Mondoweiss

November, 29, All About Israel’s Struggle in Tackling Its Migrant Crisis, I24 News

October 26, Israel orders DRC refugees to return home by January 2019, CGTN Africa

October 9, NGO claims state quietly trying to expel hundreds of Congolese migrants, Jerusalem Post

August 21, Israeli officials suspect fraud as Russian tourists’ asylum requests spike, The Times of Israel

August, 16, Advocacy group: It’s still unsafe for Eritreans to return, Kan English

August, 15, Lower court: Eritrean asylum seekers can be deported back to their country of origin, Jerusalem Post

July, 24, Asylum-Seekers, or ‘Infiltrators’? Israel’s Identity Crisis Leaves African Migrants in Limbo, World Politics Review

July, 17, Asylum Seeker and Two Children Released From Israeli Jail After Two Months’ Detention, Haaretz

June, 20, African refugees are in a legal “limbo”, Asia News

June, 17, Israel Denied Asylum Requests to Applicants Who Didn’t Bring Interpreter at Own Expense, Haaretz

May, 28, Israel to grant temporary residency to 300 Sudanese refugees Kan English

April, 3, “UNHCR Urges Netanyahu to reconsider migrants agreement”, JPost
April, 2, “Israel in deal to resettle Africa migrants, then backtracks”, Washington Post

March, 27, “NGO: State detained Sudanese of Darfur until mid-march despite the pledge”, Jpost
March, 27, “Less illegal immigrants detained, yet overcrowding persists”, ynet
March, 4, “Over 20,000 rally in Tel Aviv in support of asylum seekers”, Times of Israel
March, 21, “Deportation Day Looming for African Refugees in Israel”, Times of Israel
March, 6, “A Light Unto Some Nations”, Foreign Policy
March, 5, “The future of Israel’s ‘dreamers’”, Washington Post

Fabruary, 22, “Israel jails African asylum seekers refusing deportation”, Independent
Fabruary, 22, “Israel Gives African Asylum-Seekers A Choice: Deportation Or Jail”, NPR
Fabruary, 12, “There’s danger out there”, Der Spiegel
Fabruary, 7, “Israel’s plan to deport African migrants prompts soul-searching”, NBC
Fabruary, 4, “A plane ticket with $3,500 or face indefinite detention”, CNN
Fabruary, 2, “10 key questions about Israel’s African asylum seeker controversy”, Times of Israel

January, 30, “Israelis protesting pending deportation of African migrants”, AP
January, 4, “Israel Offers African Migrants a Choice: Ticket Out or Jail”, New York Times
January, 3, “NGO’s Blast Gov’t plan for deporting or incarceration or deportation of african migrants”, Jpost
January, 3, “Israel gives African migrants 3 months to leave or face jail”, The Washington Post
January, 2, “leave the country or face imprisonment”, BBC Africa
January, 1, “Israel to tell African migrants: leave or face indefinite imprisonment”, Guardian


December, 21, “He Spent 13 Years Advocating for Asylum Seekers in Israel. Now He’s Seeking Refugee Status in America.”,Jewish in Seattle
December, 14, “The new ‘choice’ for asylum seekers: Deportation or prison”, 972
December, 13, “As Israel prepares to deport African migrants, deportees divulge dangers”,Times of Israel
December, 4, “Israel accused of turning blind eye as it sends migrants to ‘face abuse’ in Rwanda “,The Telegraph

Novermber, 25, “Theft, Extortion and Death: The Agonizing Stories of Refugees Israel Deported to Africa”,Haaretz
Novermber, 22, “Israel pushes to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda”, Al-Jazeera
Novermber, 20, “Reportes of forced deportation to Rwanda rattles african asylum seekers”, Jpost
Novermber, 19, “Israel to deport 40,000 African refugees without their consent”, DW
Novermber, 19, “Nentanyahu: it is time to deport african migrants”, Jpost
Novermber, 7, “Think most asylum seekers in Israel are African? Try Ukrainian”, Times of Israel
Novermber, 3, “Israel to African refugees: You’re not welcome here”, USA Today

October, 27, “Running for refugees in Israel”, DW Radio
October, 24, “Israel Can Now Deport African Asylum Seekers Without Their Consent”, Haaretz

September, 24, “Israel Jails Hundreds of African Asylum Seekers Without Trial Every Year”, Haaretz

August, 30, “Israel Seeks to Indefinitely Detain Asylum Seekers Who Refuse Deportation”, Haaretz
August, 28, “African Asylum Seekers Can Be Deported to Countries Like Rwanda and Uganda, Israel’s Top Court Rules”, Haaretz
August, 28, “HCJ rules infiltrators won’t be forcefully deported”, Ynet
August, 28, “High Court: State Cannot Detain Migrants Indefinetly”, Jpost
August, 9, “Israeli Court Upholds Cut-off of Asylum Seekers’ Water, Electricity”, Haaretz
August, 4, “NGO Says Govt. shirking responsibility to Eritrean and Sudanese refugees”, Jpost

July 30, “Unwelcome Stranger: An African asylum seeker in Israel”, Irin News
July 3, “Feeling unwanted and unwelcome, African migrants hit by new tax in Israel”, Reuters

June 28, “Israel Hires Anti-refugee Group to Research Situation in Eritrea”, Haaretz
June 14, “State failing to identify, help migrants victims of abuse, NGO charges”, Jpost
June 13, “Israeli Supreme Court Justice Ends Illustrious Career With Two Human Rights Rulings”, Haaretz
June 8, “For First Time in Decade, Israel to Grant Darfurian Asylum Seekers Temporary Status”, Haaretz
June 8, “Israel grants temporary resident status to 200 Darfur refugees , Ynet

May 1, “Israel cuts asylum seeker pay, piling pressure on them to leave”, Middle East Eye

April 27, “Asylum-seekers protest 20% wage deduction law”, Jerusalem Post
April 24, “Gassim died at home”, Times of Israel
April 21, “Israel Restricts Asylum Requests Despite Being Signatory to UN Refugee Convention”, Haaretz
April 11, “Africans Leaving Israel Under Secret Deals Arrive On Europe’s Shores”, News Deeply

March 3, “Rejected by Israel, Eritreans find shelter in Germany”, Al-Jazeera

February 3, “Netanyahu’s wall isn’t about immigration — it’s about race“, +972 Magazine

January 23, “Panel To Ask If Gov’t Is Hiding Report On Granting Migrants Refugee Status” Jerusalem Post
January 14, “Israel asylum seekers: ‘They want to break our spirits‘”, Al-Jazeera


December 11, “Trauma of a teen migrant: 18 months of beatings, kidnap, rape and murder along the road to freedom”, The Independent

November 30, “Israel’s Immigration Tribunals Are Seriously Flawed, Say Rights Groups”, Haaretz
November 29, “NGO: Special migrant courts significantly defective”, Jerusalem Post
November 24, “Israel Accused of Paying Refugees To Migrate to Uganda & Rwanda“, face2face Africa
November 32, “Eritrean refugees in Israel sent to Uganda and Rwanda“, Al Jazeera
November 1, Eritrean Asylum Seekers in Israel, TAZ Magazine

October 31, 2016 “Number of asylum seekers leaving Israel under a “voluntary departure” policy increased slightly”, i24news
October 31, 2016 “Israel: No Asylum Seeker Made It Over Egypt Fence in Six Months“, Haaretz
October 30, 2016 “Asylum Seekers From Darfur No Longer Being Sent to Israeli Detention Facility”, Haaretz

September 6, 2016 “Asylum Seekers In Israel, New Court Decision“, i24news
September 6, 2016 “Court ruling gives hope to Eritrean asylum seekers“, The Times of Israel
September 5, 2016 “Eritrean Hopes of Asylum in Israel Boosted By New Ruling“, Newsweek
September 5, 2016 “Jerusalem appeals court: State must reassess refugee status of Eritreans“, Jerusalem Post
September 4, 2016 “Landmark Ruling Gives New Hope to Eritrean Asylum-seekers in Israel“, Haaretz
September 1, 2016 “For the Shevah Mofet School, the school year starts with protest“, Jerusalem Post

August 22, 2016 “Six arrested in connection with human trafficking network of physically disabled victims“, Jerusalem Post
August 11, 2016 “British report challenges Eritreans’ narrative that home country mistreats them upon return“, JerusalemPost
August 3, 2016 “Foot patrol pilot program seeks to build confidence in south Tel Aviv“, Jerusalem Post
August 3, 2016 “Israel Seeks to Deport Eritrean Asylum Seeker Who Visited Cuba“, Haaretz

July 31, 2016, U.N Marks World Day Against Human Trafficking – an Interview with Attorney Maayan Niezana, i24News
July 31, 2016 “Court Orders Israel to Release Rejected Asylum Seeker After 10 Years in Prison“, Haaretz
July 20, 2016 “Rejected Asylum Seeker Languishing in Israeli Prison for Past Decade“, Haaretz
July 20, 2016 “Netanyahu’s East Africa tour and Israel’s secret aid-for-asylum-seekers scheme”, African Arguments
July 7, 2016 “Netanyahu: Africans Deported from Israel “Not Asylum Seekers”, Tesfa News
July 6, 2016 “Africa: Netanyahu Says Africans Deported From Israel “Not Asylum Seekers”, All Africa
July 4, 2016 “Israel is Deporting Africans — but Not to Their Home Countries“, TeleSur
July 4, 2016 “Israel Is Secretly Shipping Thousands Of Refugees To Africa“, ThinkProgress

June 29, 2016 “After Torture and Desert Trek, First Sudanese Wins Asylum in Israel“, The Forrward
June 27, 2016 “After 3,165 requests, first Sudanese man gets Israeli refugee status”, Times of Israel
June 25, 2016 “Israel grants first Darfuri refugee status, after year of legal battles”, Jerusalem Post
June 24, 2016 “In first, Israel grants refugee status to Sudanese asylum seeker“, +972 Magazine
June 23, 2016 “Israel Grants Refugee Status to Sudanese Asylum Seeker for First Time”, Haaretz
June 23, 2016 “First Sudanese Asylum Seeker Granted Refugee Status in Israel”, The Forward

May 6 2016, “A Redemption Tale for Some, but Not for All”, NIF

April 26, 2016 “NGO report: Israel Fails to Crack Down on Human Trafficking“, Haaretz
April 5, 2016 “Israel Urges Employers to Not Hire Asylum Seekers“, Telesur
April 5, 2016”Israel’s Interior Ministry Warns Against Hiring Asylum Seekers“, Haaretz
April 2, 2016 “Israel Outright Rejects Asylum Requests by Eritreans and Sudanese”, Haaretz

March 16, 2016 “Supreme Court strikes ‘Rwanda’ from transcript on migrants and transparency“, Jerusalem Post
March 7, 2016 “From Frying Pan to Fire: Asylum Seekers Running Food Stands at Detention Center Arrested“, Haaretz

February 29, 2016 “African refugees claim poor treatment in Israeli prisons“, Middle East Monitor
February 29, 2016 “NGO report denounces migrant conditions in Israel“, ANSAmed
February 29, 2016 “Israel ‘fails to meet’ African asylum seekers’ basic needs in detention facilities“, RT
February 29, 2016 “NGO cites serious shortcoming in treatment of detained migrants by Israel”, The Jerusalem Post
February 29. 2016 “Report: 5,000 Foreign Nationals Detained in Israel Face Harsh Conditions”, Haaretz
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February 29, 2016 “Report: 2.20 meters of living space per asylum seeker”, YNET news
February 22, 2016 “Why is the state trying to jail married asylum seekers?”, +972 Magazine
February 16, 2016 “Uganda: The Tragedy of Darfuri Asylum-Seekers in Uganda“, All Africa
February 10, 2016 “7 Israeli Human Rights Groups Protest New Knesset Bill Against African Asylum Seekers“, Jewish Journal
February 5, 2016 “Grapevine: The Left strikes back“, The Jerusalem Post
February 3, 2016 “Israel’s unwanted African migrants“, BBC news
February 1, 2016 “‘Hotline’: an interview with co-founder Sigal Rozen and Director Silvina Landsmann“, Independent

January 26, “Die Währung Mensch“, TAZ.DIE Tageszeitung
January 26, “Asylum seekers stage walkout over inedible food at detention center”, +972 Magazine
January 18, “Sudanese and Eritrean refugees: the other outcasts of Israel“,

December 18, 2015, “Jordanian day workers are a boon to Eilat hoteliers, but no blessing for jobless Africans“, Jerusalem Post
December 16, 2015 “+972 Magazine’s 25 most-read posts of 2015″, +972 Magazine
December 15 2015, “Analysis: Senior Eritrean Church official stuck in bureaucratic limbo over detention”, Jerusalem Post
December 8 2015, ‘”False promises’ for African refugees deported by Israel”, Anadolu Agency
December 1 2015, “Activists challenge Israel’s indefinite detainment of refugees“, News Fulton County
December 1 2015, “Interior Minister aims to expand Holot detention camp”, YNET

November 29, 2015 “NGOs lodge appeal over policy for migrants denied refugee status“, Jerusalem Post
November 18, 2015 “Israel’s Deportation Policy Forces Asylum Seekers to Choose Between Prison and Persecution“, Newsweek
November 18, 2015 “Israel’s ultimatum to refugees: Indefinite detention or danger”, Haokets
November 18, 2015 “Israel’s ultimatum to refugees: Indefinite detention or danger”, +972 Magazine
November 10. 2015 “Court upholds policy of ‘voluntary’ departure or jail for illegal migrants“, Jerusalem Post
November 3, 2015 “HOTLINE: A Story Of Displacement“, Telavivian

October 31, 2015 “Israel’s Chilly Reception for African Asylum Seekers”, The New York Times
October 20, 2015 “A refugee’s gruelling odyssey – from Eritrea to Germany”, Al Jazeera
October 20, 2015 “Mistaken killing jars African migrants, NGOs”, Jerusalem Post
October 13, 2015 – Non-Jewish Refugees Get a Cold Shoulder in Israel, Newsweek

September 9, 2015 – The farce of Israel’s ‘voluntary deportation’ policy, +972 Magazine
September 9, 2015 – As Europe takes in migrants, Israel tries to keep them out, Times of Israel
September 7, 2015 – As Europe Struggles With Migrant Crisis, Israel Copes With Its Own, The Forward

August 31, 2015 – Israel’s ‘Other’ War: The Oppression Of African Asylum Seekers, New Matilda
August 28, 2015 – Africa migrants left in legal limbo in Israel, Financial Times
August 26, 2015 – Holot detention center completes release of 1,200 African migrants, Jerusalem Post
August 26, 2015 – Israel frees 1,200 African migrants, bans them from Tel Aviv and Eilat, CNN
August 25, 2015 – Israel frees migrants from detention centre, AP
August 25, 2015 – Israel’s Migrants, AP TV
August 25, 2015 – Israel releases hundreds of African asylum seekers from detention center, Al-Jazeera America
August 13, 2015 – High Court: Don’t Incarcerate Asylum-seekers Who Refuse to Leave, Haaretz
August 12, 2015 – High Court upholds anti-infiltration law, with a caveat, Israel Hayom

July 27, 2015 – ‘Hotline’ film is hands-off yet intense look at rights group, Times of Israel
July 25, 2015 – Just Like His Hero, This Asylum Seeker Has a Dream, Haaretz
July 24, 2015 – Spurious Jewish State Narrative Mars Asylum Seekers Debate, Haaretz
July 22, 2015 – At Jerusalem Film Festival, new year brings new kind of drama, JNS
July 21, 2015 – Issues of faith win over judges at Jerusalem Film Festival, Times of Israel
July 21, 2015 – Rights Groups to Fight New Rules Allowing Imprisonment of African Asylum Seekers, Haaretz
July 20, 2015 – Court allows indefinite detention without trial of asylum seekers, Ynet
July 19, 2015 – ‘Tikkun’ and ‘Hotline’ are the winners of the Jerusalem Film Festival, Jerusalem Post
July 19, 2015 – Israeli Court Backs Deporting Asylum Seekers and Arresting Those Refuse, Haaretz
July 8, 2015 – Asylum seekers say Israeli authorities use food to pressure them, +972 Magazine
July 8, 2015 – Migrants forced to choose between deportation and prison, NGO alleges, Times of Israel
July 8, 2015 – NGO: Israel forces migrants to choose between leaving for Rwanda or indefinite prison, Jerusalem Post
July 8, 2015 – Report finds shortcomings in conditions of African asylum seekers, Ynet
July 7, 2015 – ‘Rwanda or Saharonim’: Report slams new Israeli asylum policy, Middle East Eye
July 7, 2015 – “My Year in an Israeli Detention Center for Assylum Seekers”, i24 News
July 7, 2015 – Mutasim Ali Asylum Case: Israel To Release Darfuri Activist Following Lengthy Legal Battle, International Business Times
July 7, 2015 – Weinstein orders asylum seeker freed after years of appeals, Times of Israel
July 7, 2015 – After Long Legal Battle, Israel to Free Darfuri Refugee Leader, Haaretz
July 5, 2015 – Report: Asylum seekers in Israel, Alternative Information Center
July 1, 2015 – Jerusalem Film Festival announces Israeli films line-up, Screen Daily

June 25, 2015 – Israel Needs African Migrants, So Why Is It Expelling Them?, Bloomberg
June 24, 2015 – Israel doesn’t need to deport asylum seekers to make them leave, +972 Magazine
June 19, 2015 – African asylum seekers, Israel’s persona non grata, Xinhua
June 18, 2015 – OPINION: As the number of refugees tops 50 million, answer the call, Jewish News Online
June 10, 2015 – Asylum seeker who left Israel: ‘I believed them when they said I could stay in Uganda’, +972 Magazine
June 8, 2015 – Israel Has No Policy on Sudanese Asylum Seekers From Darfur, Ministry Admits, Haaretz
June 6, 2015 – Israeli NGOs battle over call for asylum for Eritrean migrants, Jerusalem Post

May 21, 2015 – Ex-prostitute nicks ID to convert, marry, Times of Israel
May 19, 2015 – Israeli Rabbis to Hold Prayer Vigil Urging Humane Treatment of African Asylum Seekers, Haaretz
May 14, 2015 – Israeli government to refugees: Go back to Africa or go to prison, Washington Post
May 13, 2015 – Israel Delaying Deportation of Asylum Seekers to Africa, Haaretz
May 7, 2015 – Elusive asylum: African migrants in Israel, France 24
May 6, 2015 – ‘Living risk to risk’: the new wave of African migrants deported from Israel, The Guardian
May 5, 2015 – A refugee’s life in Israel: Go home or go to jail, LA Times
May 5, 2015 – From Israel To ISIS: How A Search For A Safe Haven Took A Wrong Turn, NPR
May 5, 2015 – Report: Israel failing to address socio-economic disparities, Jerusalem Post

April 29, 2015 – Uganda denies agreement with Israel on asylum seekers, +972 Magazine
April 29, 2015 – Uganda denies agreement to take in thousands of African migrants paid $3,500 to leave Israel, International Business Times
April 28, 2015 – Migrants in Israel shaken by killing of brethren by IS, AFP
April 28, 2015 – Death trap nurseries: The tragic underbelly of Israel’s migrant city, Middle East Eye
April 26, 2015 – Are British, Danish reports on Eritrean migrants a gamechanger?, Jerusalem Post
April 23, 2015 – Israel paid my Eritrean friend $3,500 to get out – Isis beheaded him on a Libyan beach for being a Christian, International Business Times
April 22, 2015 – Three of those beheaded in Libya by IS were deported from Israel, Digital Journal
April 21, 2015 – Ethiopia mourns ‘barbaric’ killing of Christians by ISIL, Al-Jazeera America
April 21, 2015 – Israel Deported Them. Then ISIS Cut Off Their Heads. Daily Beast
April 21, 2015 – After perilous journeys, African migrants face new threat in Islamic State group, AP
April 21, 2015 – Three African asylum seekers who left Israel among those executed by IS, i24 News
April 21, 2015 – NGO: 3 killed by IS in Libya had sought asylum in Israel, Times of Israel
April 21, 2015 – ISIS executes three asylum seekers deported by Israel, +972 Magazine
April 21, 2015 – Three Christians beheaded by Isil were Eritreans who were ‘encouraged to leave Israel’, The Telegraph
April 16, 2015 – Prison or poverty: Impossible choice for Israel deportees, IRIN
April 16, 2015 – The unpromised land for African refugees, Middle East Eye
April 16, 2015 – Israel hands out deportation notices to asylum seekers, Al-Jazeera English
April 14, 2015 – Asylum-seekers who ‘voluntarily’ left Israel endure torture, no legal status, Alternative Information Center
April 3, 2015 – Flight to Freedom? Jerusalem Post
April 2, 2015 – African Migrants Face Deportation, TLV1 Radio
April 2, 2015 – Seven African migrants served deportation notices, Times of Israel
April 2, 2015 – NGO: State tells migrants to ‘voluntarily’ go to unknown country or be imprisoned, Jerusalem Post
April 2, 2015 – Israel Begins Deporting African Asylum Seekers, DPA

March 31, 2015 – A New Migrants Policy in Israel, i24 News
March 31, 2015 – Interior Ministry announces new initiative to get African migrants to agree to deportation, Jerusalem Post
March 31, 2015 – Israel to indefinitely imprison asylum seekers who refuse deportation, +972 Magazine
March 31, 2015 – Israel to deport Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers to third countries, The Guardian
March 30, 2015 – For refugees in Israel, ‘voluntary departure’ is a losing proposition, Al-Jazeera America
March 9, 2015 – Report: Asylum Seekers Who ‘Voluntarily’ Left Israel Were Tortured in Sudan, Haaretz

February 25, 2015 – After harrowing journey, Sudanese asylum seeker freed from Israeli detention center, Haaretz
February 9, 2015 – Hotline, Screen Daily
February 9, 2015 – Berlinale Women Directors: Meet Silvina Landsmann – ‘Hotline’, IndieWire
February 4, 2015 – High Court hears petition to strike down refugee law, again, The Times of Israel

January 24, 2015 – African grammar Israeli-style, i24 News
January 22, 2015 – Israel fails to heat asylum seeker detention center, despite promise, Haaretz
January 22, 2015 – The importance of being earnest about human rights, +972 Magazine
January 16, 2015 – Asylum seekers jailed in Holot to be given heaters, state promises court, Haaretz
January 13, 2015 – Holot detainees battle the harsh desert winter, TLV 1 (radio)
January 11, 2015 – Provide asylum seekers with heaters, rights groups demand in court, +972 Magazine
January 11, 2015 – NGOs to High Court: Save detained migrants from cold conditions, Jerusalem Post
January 5, 2015 – How jailed asylum seekers are taking over Israeli Facebook feeds, +972 Magazine

December 30, 2014 – Court allows Israel to continue jailing asylum seekers at Holot, Haaretz
December 28, 2014 – For Asylum Seekers, Still Seeking Resolution, TLV 1 (Radio)
December 18, 2014 – High Court issues injunction halting new detentions of asylum–seekers, Haaretz
December 18, 2014 – Third times not a charm: NGO petitions to High Court to strike down migrant policy 3.0, Jerusalem Post
December 11, 2014 – 19th Knesset’s dying wish: Drive Africans from Israel, Jewish Journal
December 8, 2014 – Rights groups condemn Israel’s latest push to jail asylum seekers, Middle East Eye
December 8, 2014 – New ‘anti-infiltration’ bill passes vote in Knesset, Jerusalem Post
December 8, 2014 – Israel’s parliament votes to dissolve itself and set March 17 election, Reuters
December 1, 2014 – Israel’s New Push To Keep Africans Behind Bars, The Forward

November 30, 2014 – Gov’t approves new migrant policy: 20-month max detention period, Jerusalem Post
November 20, 2014 – With two drafts rejected, Interior Ministry writes new version of asylum seekers bill, Ynet News
November 12, 2014 – Court Frees Scores Of Eritrean, Sudanese Asylum Seekers In Israel, The Jewish Week
November 9, 2014 – Court Frees 138 Asylum Seekers in Israel, The Forward
November 7, 2014 – State releases 138 migrants held since summer 2012, Jerusalem Post
November 7, 2014 – Israel releases 138 Eritrean, Sudanese asylum seekers following court petition, Haaretz
November 4, 2014 – Israel again reduces number of offices that serve asylum seekers, Haaretz

October 31, 2014 – From persecution in Sudan to prison in Israel, Haaretz
October 27, 2014 – Detained asylum seekers petition high court for immediate release, Haaretz
October 26, 2014 – NGO asks High Court to release 138 migrants in detention since summer 2012, Jerusalem Post
October 5, 2014 – How Israel Hides Its Asylum Seeker Problem, The Forward
October 1, 2014 – Israel forced to rethink ‘unconstitutional’ African expulsion plan, Jewish Journal
October 1, 2014 – Migrants hope PM will turn over new leaf as Tel Aviv residents file police complaint against them, Jerusalem Post

September 29, 2014 – Ministry freezes summons of African asylum seekers to Holot, Haaretz
September 23, 2014 – Israel’s Supreme Court Orders Shut Down Of Controversial Detention Center For African Migrants, BuzzFeed
September 22, 2014 – High Court strikes down state migrant policy for second time in one year, Jerusalem Post
September 22, 2014 – Israel Supreme Court: Holot is illegal, Africans jailed in desert must be freed within 90 days, Jewish Journal
September 22, 2014 – High Court to rule on indefinite detention of African asylum seekers, +972 Magazine
September 22, 2014 – Israel court condemns African migrant detentions, AP
September 22, 2014 – Detention facility for African migrants ordered shut, JTA
September 17, 2014 – Pro, anti migrant groups vie for high ground ahead of High Court ruling, Jerusalem Post

August 11, 2014 – No safe rooms for detained asylum seekers, TLV 1 (radio)

July 23, 2014 – Migrant workers forced to remain in Israeli fields as rockets fall, al-Monitor
July 7, 2014 – ‘A Kind of Purgatory’: African Refugees in Israel, Time Magazine
July 3, 2014 – The glass people, Jerusalem Post

June 20, 2014 – Detainees in Holot prison launch protest ahead of World Refugee Day, Jerusalem Post

May 30, 2014 – Jailed in the desert, Israel’s top civil-rights leader keeps fighting, Jewish Journal
May 25, 2014 – Small Legal Victory for African Asylum Seekers in Israel, Jewish Journal

April 20, 2014 – Israel Uses Refugees as “Currency” in Arms Trade with Africa, The Real News Network
April 14, 2014 – Passover 2014: Israel’s Detention of Children is a Betrayal of the Exodus, International Business Times
April 13, 2014 – Uganda: Doing Israel’s dirty work, al-Jazeera English
April 10, 2014 – Does the Refugee Convention only apply if Jews are the refugees?, Times of Israel

March 24, 2014 – Asylum seeker ordered to take down pictures of crosses, Ynet
March 11, 2014 – Leaving Israel, Africans face detention, possibly death, Jewish Journal

February 27, 2014 – African migrants in Israel face “voluntary” return or detention, IRIN
February 26, 2014 – Israeli gov’t: Majority of African migrants are illegal infiltrators, CNTV
February 26, 2014 – Israel begins deporting Sudanese, Eritrean asylum seekers: reports, Sudan Tribune
February 23, 2014 – Deserted: African asylum-seekers are done keeping quiet about the Israeli government’s failure to help them. But is anyone listening?, Foreign Policy
February 19, 2014 – Israel Begins Sending African Migrants to Uganda, AP

January 29, 2014 – Eritreans, Sudanese, local Israelis cope in Tel Aviv, San Diego & Jewish World
January 18, 2014 – Portraits: Detained African asylum seekers in Israel, +972 Magazine
January 8, 2014 – Israel’s War on Asylum Seekers, IndyBay
January 8, 2014 – Israel has examined only 250 out of 1,800 asylum requests – and approved none, Haaretz
January 1, 2014 – Israel pushes for African migrant deportation, Al-Jazeera English
January 1, 2014 – High Court rejects request to freeze new migrant policy, Jerusalem Post


December 30, 2013 – Every person has a name, LRB Blog
December 22, 2013 – Africans face uncertain Israeli future after perilous migration, Reuters
December 17, 2013 – African migrants protest Israeli law, say they’re refugees, Los Angeles Times
December 18, 2013 – Freedom march ends in tears: 150 Sudanese refugees imprisoned after fleeing 100 miles to Jerusalem, Jewish Journal
December 16, 2013 – African migrants leave open detention facility, now marching to Jerusalem, Jerusalem Post
December 15, 2013 – Migrants make way to Beersheba bus station, refuse to return to open detention facility, Jerusalem Post
December 14, 2013 – African migrants in Israel can be detained for a year without trial, CCTV English
December 12, 2013 – Israeli to open migrant ‘detention centre’, The Telegraph
November 23, 2013 – Asylum seekers fear worse to come in Israel, Al-Jazeera English
November 17, 2013 – African Migrants Find An Uneasy Asylum In Israel, Atlanta Black Star
November 16, 2013 – African Migrants Find An Uneasy Asylum In Israel, NPR
September 17, 2013 – Following High Court migrant decision, Eritrean woman is released from custody, Jerusalem Post
September 17, 2013 – Despite landmark High Court ruling, asylum seekers are only cautiously optimistic, +972 Magazine
August 6, 2013 – African refugees meet Israeli justice, Haaretz
July 15, 2013, Rights groups decry repatriation of Eritrean migrants, The Times of Israel
July 14, 2013 – Report: 15 Eritreans set to return to country from Saharonim detention facility, Jerusalem Post
July 14, 2013 – Dozens of Eritreans deported by ‘own accord’, Ynet News
June 25, 2013 – Immigration in Israel: African outcasts in the promised land, The Independent
June 24, 2013 – World Refugee Day in Tel Aviv: Africans send hidden message to aid organizations, Jerish Journal
June 20, 2013 – Unpromised Land, PBS Newshour
June 2, 2013 – Israel claims unnamed African country will take in illegal Eritreans, The Times of Israel
May 16, 2013 – Cracks in the detention regime: Refugee advocates see string of court wins, +972 Magazine
May 8, 2013 – Israel releases 19 African women and children ‘infiltrators’ from detention center, Haaretz
May 8, 2013 – Migrant Rights Group Wins Release Of Eritrean Moms And Children In Israeli Jail, Charleston Chronicle
May 8, 2013 – Israel exploited loophole to take 1,000 DNA samples from African refugees, Russian Today
March 13, 2013 – HRW: Israel pressures asylum seekers to leave, Jerusalem Post
February 27, 2013 – UN demands Israeli explanation over secret deportation of Sudanese migrants, Haaretz
February 7, 2013 – Eritreans in Israel face unique obstacles in protesting for their country’s future, +972 Magazine

August 28, 2012 – NGOs reject Israeli asylum policy to migrants, Jerusalem Post
August 21, 2012 – NGO petitions court over ‘ban’ of prison visits to migrants, Jerusalem Post
June 18, 2012 – Israel begins deporting migrants back to African countries, CNN
June 13, 2012 – Africa: Time’s Up for African Migrants in Israel, Radio Netherlands Worldwide
June 12, 2012 – Israel’s African migrants face mass deportation, CBC
June 11, 2012 – Sudanese refugees, activists hope for change in policies, +972 Magazine
May 31, 2012 – Why did anti-immigration sentiment boil over in Israel?, CNN
May 29, 2012 – Inside Story – Should Israel be responsible for immigrants?, Al-Jazeera English
May 28, 2012 – African Immigrants in Tel Aviv Attacked by Racist Israeli Mobs, International Middle East Media Center
May 27, 2012 – Israeli Anger of ‘African Crime Wave’, Forward
May 25, 2012 – Anti-immigration protest turns violent in Tel Aviv, CNN
May 25, 2012 – Eritreans in TA call for democracy in homeland, Jerusalem Post
May 25, 2012 – Tensions increase as Israeli leaders call for expulsion of African migrants, Associated Press
May 24, 2012 – PM, minister call for calm after wave of violence, Jerusalem Post