eritreans in israel

Refugees need protection

By MICHAL PINCHUK
27/10/2018
Lower court: Eritrean asylum seekers can be deported to country of origin

Judge Feshititsky gave migrants a small "consolation prize", saying that if deportation still is not feasible for any reason, the state should grant Eritreans permanent status in Israel.

Police find stabbing victim lying in pool of blood on Finn Street in south Tel Aviv
Police find Eritrean stabbing victim lying in pool of blood in south TA

30-year-old man was evacuated in moderate condition to Ichilov Hospital

Eritrea-Ethiopia peace deal leads to new debate about migrants

Pro-migrant groups, including the UN, have said Eritreans cannot safely be sent back to Eritrea for fear of persecution under the country’s draconian draft laws.

Eritreans gather in Ramat Gan
Deri: Negotiations with UN on migrants continue

Last month, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled an agreement he had made with the Officer of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, which he had advocated less than 24 hours before.

African asylum seekers line up to apply for a visa in Bnei Brak, Israel
Analysis: Still no final migrant policy

There are gaping holes in the new decision.

African migrants take part in a protest against Israel's detention policy toward them
High Court temporarily freezes African migrant deportations

It appears that the current freeze may only be for the next couple weeks and that the court intends on issuing a final decision before April 1.

African asylum seekers line up to apply for a visa in Bnei Brak, Israel
Court’s Eritrean military ruling may be ‘game changer’ for asylum seekers

Thursday’s ruling may provide a respite for thousands of men who received deportation notices earlier this month.

Sudanese and Eritrean immigrants protesting
Israeli Court: Flight from Eritrean army is basis for refugee status

Under the Refugee Convention, which Israel is a party to, persons who cannot return to their country of origin because of threat of persecution must be granted refugee status.

The deportation of Eritreans is not in Israel’s national interest

The Eritreans/Tigrayans are proud people, who have survived for the past 3,000 years, kept our Orit/Torah religion and culture, language and way of life.

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