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Police Put an End to Protest by Illegal African Infiltrators

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Immigration police, backed up by Border Police, broke up an unauthorized protest by illegal African infiltrators in front of the office of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Tuesday and put them on buses that took them back to a new administrative detention facility near Be’er Sheva.

The infiltrators were demonstrating against last week’s law passed by the Knesset that allows holding them for one year without trial. The Supreme Court earlier this year struck down a Knesset law that provided for their detention for up to three years, but the judges said they might consider permitting a shorter time period.

If investigations determine that the infiltrators are not refugees and simply entered Israel to seek a better life, they can be deported.

Left-wing volunteers have been assisting the Africans to claim to win international sympathy based on the claim that they are refugees. Most of the infiltrators are from Sudan and Eritrea.

Illegal African Infiltrators March for Refugee Status

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Hundreds of illegal infiltrators from Africa fled from their detention facility in metropolitan Tel Aviv Sunday night and marched on a highway in southern Israel on Monday in a demonstration to demand refugee status.

The illegal immigrants are allowed to leave the detention center in the day and return at night. Instead of going back to the center Sunday night, they traveled south to Be’er Sheva, camped out at the bus station and starting marching north towards Jerusalem in the morning.

They are protesting last week’s law passed by the Knesset that allows them to be held in a detention facility for one year without trial. The Supreme Court recently struck down legislation that they could be held for administrative detention for three years, but the judges suggested they might agree to a shorter term.

If the government wants, it could take advantage of their violating conditions of detention as cause to try to deport them after having determined that they came into Israel looking for a better life and not to escape conditions where their human  rights were being violated.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/illegal-african-infiltrators-march-for-refugee-status/2013/12/16/

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