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African asylum seekers in Israel
May 10, 2018, 8:25 am
Israeli groups slam plan to expel Human Rights Watch rep
Activists say order giving US citizen Omar Shakir two weeks to leave puts Israel 'squarely on a list of disreputable states'
April 13, 2018, 10:45 am
Israel issuing ‘fake’ visas to migrants deported to Uganda — report
Document granted at Ben Gurion Airport say it permits entry to African country, but Entebbe reportedly says it is 'a complete fraud'
April 12, 2018, 11:16 am
Activists doubt state’s ability to present deportation plan by Sunday deadline
State's attorneys maintain there is 'high probability' they'll manage to submit a detailed strategy that meets court's requirements in time
March 15, 2018, 7:30 pm
High court temporarily halts deportation of African migrants
Court gives the government, which suspended the controversial plan Wednesday in advance of ruling, until March 26 to respond to petition
March 1, 2018, 8:10 pm
Empowerment project helps African asylum seekers stitch a safety net
In addition to selling baskets, Kuchinate now hosts Israeli groups in its studio in effort to empower women and help public empathize with their plight
February 27, 2018, 8:35 pm
Jewish Agency urges Israel to grant asylum to 500 young African migrants
'These youngsters speak fluent Hebrew, are imbued with Israeli culture and are loyal to the State of Israel'
February 25, 2018, 9:46 pm
South Tel Aviv residents supporting migrants’ deportation reject ‘racist’ label
Anat Perez of Neve Sha'anan says violent action makes her uncomfortable, but without it 'no one would pay attention'
February 24, 2018, 11:59 pm
Over 20,000 protest in Tel Aviv against plan to deport asylum seekers
Two men detained for questioning ahead of demonstration over Facebook posts calling for a violent counter-rally
February 20, 2018, 5:28 am
Canada voices concern to Israel over migrant expulsion
Canada, which takes in more African refugees from Israel than any other nation, says it is in touch with Jerusalem over plan to send the asylum seekers to a third country
February 16, 2018, 1:00 pm
Spared by Shabbat, first asylum seekers facing deportation given until Sunday
In bid to soften public relations blow from controversial move, Netanyahu instructs government to refer to plan as 'removal' not 'deportations'
February 15, 2018, 2:16 pm
AG defends police recommendations to indict PM: ‘No one is above the law’
In first public appearance since proposed charges against Netanyahu revealed, Avichai Mandelblit denies rift, says force 'carried out investigation according to the book'
February 11, 2018, 4:31 am
Hundreds protest in Jerusalem against forced deportation of African migrants
Organizers call on government to halt plan, branding move 'a stain on our morality as a society and a nation'
February 9, 2018, 9:21 pm
Rwanda refuses to discuss migrants with visiting Israeli lawmakers
Opposition MKs Michal Rozin and Mossi Raz turned away by Kigali officials who say they won't be a 'playground' for internal Israeli politics
February 7, 2018, 4:12 pm
Thousands of African migrants protest deportations at Rwandan embassy
'Would you deport me if I were white?' ask white-painted demonstrators as Israel's expulsion effort gets underway
February 7, 2018, 3:21 pm
Jewish memories and values -- not just international law -- must guide Israel's treatment of asylum seekers
Yossi Klein Halevi