“The decision clarifies to the state that it must treat the asylum seekers in Holot with dignity."
“As Jews, we can’t ignore what is happening here and celebrate our freedom at Passover when there are people who don’t have their own freedom in this country.”
Mutasim Ali becomes the first Darfuri to attain such status in Israel under the 1951 Refugee Convention.
Rabbis for Human Rights leads festival of freedom ritual
Fetwi Yoseif saw his toddler cousin stabbed repeatedly in the head.
The change follows the Supreme Court’s strike down of a 20-month maximum that had been allowed under a previous amendment.
New amendment to the anti-infiltration law passes 20 to 12 in first parliamentary reading, which would allow the jailing of African migrants in “Holot” detention center, but limits time of detention.
Father Semere summoned to Holot detention center.
The migrants had hoped for a victory on the momentum of 1,200 other migrants being released from migrant detention centers last week.
Negev facility is set to release some 600 African migrants Tuesday, and a similar number are slated for discharge Wednesday.