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Monday, December 23rd, 2013

African refugees walk to Jerusalem in mass protest against indefinite detention by Israeli state

Last week on December 16, in an act of civil disobedience, over 150 asylum seekers walked all the way from the ‘open’ prisons facility in Be’er Sheva in southern Israel to Jerusalem. Contesting the new policy which forces them to live in ‘open’ facilities, asylum seekers protested against their indefinite detention without trial as well as Israel’s

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

What will Netanyahu’s re-election mean for Africans in Israel?

A bloody-nosed Binyamin Netanyahu has won a third term as Israel’s prime minister in this week’s election. In the run-up to the vote, many column inches were devoted to the demise of the Israeli left and explanations...