Immigration Detention in Israel during 2017

27/03/2018

The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants (HRM) is the only organization in Israel allowed entry into immigration detention facilities. Throughout 2017, Hotline representatives have monitored detention conditions in four facilities – Holot, Saharonim, Givon, and Yahalom. This report focuses on issues including conditions for transgender inmates separated in solitary confinement, the detention of Darfuri asylum seekers during the year in opposition to the states policy, and handcuffing of inmates during medical examinations. In addition, the report refers to eight legal proceedings related to detention conditions in Holot as well over-crowding…

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The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants (HRM) is the only organization in Israel allowed entry into immigration detention facilities. Throughout 2017, Hotline representatives have monitored detention conditions in four facilities – Holot, Saharonim, Givon, and Yahalom. This report focuses on issues including conditions for transgender inmates separated in solitary confinement, the detention of Darfuri asylum seekers […]

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