State Comptroller Harshly Criticized Israel’s Handling of Asylum Requests

03/06/2018

The State Comptroller’s Report published on May 8, 2018 notes a series of failings in the State’s treatment of asylum seekers in Israel.

The Comptroller concludes: “The Comptroller’s office found numerous and significant flaws in the treatment of asylum requests by the Immigration Authority, including significant delays in processing applications, faulty management of requests, and severe flaws in the treatment of requests made by asylum seekers from the Darfur region of Sudan.

“Delay in handling applications is a serious violation of the right to asylum and a…

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The State Comptroller’s Report published on May 8, 2018 notes a series of failings in the State’s treatment of asylum seekers in Israel. The Comptroller concludes: “The Comptroller’s office found numerous and significant flaws in the treatment of asylum requests by the Immigration Authority, including significant delays in processing applications, faulty management of requests, and […]

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...

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