WATCH: protesters in Jerusalem say they are 'willing to accept refugees'

Protests against government planned action to deport asylum-seekers to a third country were held in the capital on Saturday.

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February 10, 2018 22:01

Protesters in Jerusalem march against plan to deport asylum-seekers

Protesters in Jerusalem march against plan to deport asylum-seekers

A large protest against the current government plan to deport asylum-seekers from Sudan and Eritrea to a third country took place in Jerusalem, attracting around 4,000 people on Saturday.

The protesters held signs that read "Standing alongside south Tel Aviv" and "We are willing to accept refugees," reports Israeli radio.
 
A counter-protest of around fifty people who support the current government plan to deport asylum-seekers from Israel to a different country also took place.


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