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Thousands in Tel Aviv protest plan for refugee detention facility

Israelis march through Tel Aviv for refugees’ rights; refugees also march carrying signs reading ‘Torture and persecution in Eritrea, detention facility in Israel.’ By Ilan Lior   Thousands of Israelis marched through the streets of Tel Aviv on Friday morning in protest against a government plan to construct a massive detention facility for foreigners infiltrating […]

Case studies: African migrants smuggled into Israel

16 December 2010 Last updated at 12:31 GMT African migrants in Israel are worried after the government announced plans for a large new detention centre in the southern Negev desert and started work on a barrier to seal off the border with Egypt. Officials say more than 35,000 people have crossed the Sinai to enter […]

Egypt police kill Eritrean woman at Israeli border

Tue Jun 29, 2010 2:16pm GMT EL-ARISH, EGYPT, June 29 (Reuters) – Egyptian police shot and killed an Eritrean woman trying to cross Egypt’s border into Israel, security sources said, bringing the number of migrants killed along the border so far this year to at least 19. The 38-year-old woman was shot three times — […]

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