Tens of thousands of asylum seekers march in Tel Aviv

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January 5, 2014 11:37

Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers marched to Kikar Rabin in Tel Aviv on Sunday, where they held a demonstration demanding Israel recognize their asylum requests, and cease jailing them at detention facilities in the  South.

Its was the biggest protest and show of force ever by asylum seekers in Israel and was the first activity marking the beginning of a three-day strike they declared on Sunday.

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