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The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants is Israel’s leading organization protecting the rights of refugees, migrant workers and victims of human trafficking. For over 15 years Hotline staff and volunteers have been visiting Israel’s immigration detention centers to monitor conditions, meet with detainees and provide paralegal intervention and legal representation. We represent some of the most vulnerable people in Israel and advocate for government policies consistent with a just, equal and democratic Israel.

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Languishing in Line

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State Comptroller Harshly Criticized Israel’s Handling of Asylum Requests

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...
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