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Israel African Migrants

Where Was God When Israel Deported African Refugees?

David Sheen | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics
David Sheen

While the government works to sweep asylum-seekers off its streets and decant them back into the interior of the African continent, the vast majority of Jewish religious institutions and lay leaders in Israel have not made any attempt to aid the Africans.

Thousands Of African Migrants Protest In Israel

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2014 | World

By Baz Ratner TEL AVIV, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Several thousand African migrants protested outside Western embassies in Tel Aviv on Monda...

Israel Readies For Mass Deportation Campaign Targeting African Migrants

Haaretz | Ilan Lior | Posted 08.28.2013 | World

Israel is preparing to start a large-scale campaign to pressure immigrants from Sudan and Eritrea to voluntarily leave the country after the September...

Arsonists Target African Migrant Home

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

JERUSALEM, July 12 (Reuters) - Unidentified arsonists set fire on Thursday to the Jerusalem home of Eritrean migrants, injuring three in what Israel...

A Policy of Dignity: Honoring the Rights of Israel's African Refugees

Kumera Genet | Posted 08.21.2012 | World
Kumera Genet

Many Israelis feel that the growing number of African migrants is a threat to Israeli sovereignty at worst or at least a drain on public resources. So who are these African migrants?

Israel Rounds Up African Migrants In Deportation Raids

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 06.11.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israeli authorities detained dozens of African migrants in predawn raids early Monday, in the first major step toward what leaders say wi...

Israel 'Pays Up' To Get Rid Of African Migrants

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 06.08.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- African migrants who entered Israel illegally will be given cash incentives if they leave on their own soon, or they will face expulsion,...

Israel Finances Border Fence To Keep Out Illegal African Migrants

AP | By AMY TEIBEL | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli Cabinet voted unanimously Sunday to finance a $160 million program to stanch the flow of illegal African migrants by stepping...