Tag: Israel

State Refuses Residency for Eritrean Man Married to Israeli Woman

State Refuses Residency for Eritrean Man Married to Israeli Woman Population authority officials insist on a clean criminal record from Eritrean army deserter, despite flexibility in regulations. By Eli Ashkenazi | Haaretz  Aug. 14, 2013 The Population and Immigration Authority is refusing to grant permanent resident status to a citizen of Eritrea who is married […]

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Eritrean Man Murders Wife, Attempts Suicide in south Tel Aviv

Eritrean Man Murders Wife, Attempts Suicide in South Tel Aviv By BEN HARTMAN 07/30/2013 | Jerusalem Post The man is in critical condition in Ichilov Hospital; neither were known to police, no history of domestic violence. A Magen David Adom emergency vehicle responds to murder call on July 30, 2013. Photo: Courtesy MDA A man stabbed […]

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Israel Sends 14 Eritreans Back to Their Homeland

Israel Sends 14 Eritreans Back to Their Homeland BY: P.J. TOBIA | PBS.org There are tens of thousands of Eritrean migrants living in Israel. They are rarely granted work permits and now, due to a year-old immigration law, every migrant who crosses the border is imprisoned for a minimum of three years. Some may be held indefinitely. […]

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Israel offering military aid to African countries willing to accommodate immigrants

Israel offering military aid to African countries willing to accommodate immigrants "According to the magazine, all the countries approached by Hadas maintain diplomatic ties with Israel and include Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Burundi and others." Xinhua | 2013-7-10 8:51:25  By Agencies Israel is nearing agreements with a number of African states to provide them with […]

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Israeli Detention center for Africans a ‘prison’

​ Israeli Detention center for Africans a ‘prison’ The Associated Press Friday, June 28, 2013 Hundreds of African migrants are languishing in a desert detention center in southern Israel, where families may only meet once a week and where women and children sleep in a prison-like compound, according to lawmakers who caught a rare glimpse. The […]

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Israel begins sweeping rejection of Eritrean asylum claims

Israel begins sweeping rejection of Eritrean asylum claims   "Evasion or desertion of military duty is not enough to claim political persecution." More than 1,400 African migrants held in Israeli detention facilities have filed asylum requests to date. Until two weeks ago, state hadn't responded to any, but since it started, it has rejected every […]

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Israel in ‘advanced’ talks with four additional countries over deal to deport Eritrean illegal migrants

Israel in 'advanced' talks with four additional countries over deal to deport Eritrean illegal migrants Israel confirms it has reached deal with one African country willing to absorb migrants living in Israel, and is pursing similar agreements with four other states. By Ilan Lior | haaretz.com | Jun 9 Israel confirmed on Sunday that it has reached an agreement […]

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Court document: Israel makes deal to send thousands of Eritrean migrants to unidentified state

Court document: Israel makes deal to send thousands of Eritrean migrants to unidentified state "Kritzman-Amir said that would make Uganda and South Sudan, which both have good relations with Israel, likely candidates" By Associated Press, Updated: Monday, June 3 JERUSALEM — Israel has reached an agreement to send thousands of African migrants to an unidentified country, according to […]

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Israel had made arrangements with another country to accept Eritrean ‘economic refugees’

The state told the High Court that Israel had made arrangements with another country to accept Eritrean and Sudanese 'economic refugees' 6/2/2013 | israelnationalnews.com The state told the High Court Sunday that Israel had made arrangements with another country to accept refugees from Eritrea who request political asylum. As such, the State said, Israel would be […]

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Eritrea: Phantom Israeli and Iranian Military Bases

These past days Stratfor, a rather prestigious global intelligence journal based in Austin, Texas, has circulated a report entitled “Eritrea: Another Venue for the Iranian-Israeli Rivalry.” The uncharacteristic shallowness and obvious intent of the ‘report’ does not elicit any serious rebuttal. Yet, we found it appropriate to respond to it given the tsunami-scale reproduction that […]

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