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VIDEO | Israel’s New Racism: The Persecution of African Migrants in the Holy Land

Published on Oct 17, 2013  by The Nation About 60,000 African migrants have arrived in Israel since 2006, fleeing unrest in their home countries. But upon arrival in the ostensibly democratic country, the migrants have faced intense persecution and have been branded as “infiltrators” by right-wing politicians and activists. For more, read Max Blumenthal’s article, […]

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Israeli regime expels some 900 South Sudanese migrants

African migrants are seen resting at a playground in Tel Aviv. (File photo) Al Akhbar English | Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:7AM GMT Share Share | Email | Print The Israeli regime is expelling hundreds of South Sudanese migrants, describing them as “illegal” refugees. Israeli Population and Migration Authority spokeswoman Sabine Hadad said that since […]

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Israel to hold migrants in closed detention center, despite pledging otherwise

Tuesday 4th January, 2011 Source: Haaretz Despite statements to the contrary, the facility the government plans to build in the south for the purpose of housing asylum seekers will be a closed compound, a document prepared for the National Planning and Building Council and obtained by Haaretz reveals. After the government decided in November to […]

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