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Israel plans to defend deportation deal with Uganda, claim country is safe for asylum...

Amid the controversy surrounding the Israeli plans to deport thousands of African refugees and asylum seekers, Israeli officials are insisting that the deal with...

Rwanda responds to Netanyahu, says it ‘doesn’t even know’ what New Israel Fund is...

After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused a left-wing Israeli NGO of pressuring Rwanda to pull out of a deal to deport African asylum...

Uganda denies signing deal to accept refugees deported by Israel

After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that Rwanda has pulled out of an agreement to take in African refugees deported by Israel, Uganda...

Israel freezes deportation plan amid Supreme Court petition

Israel said it would temporarily freeze its deportation of African asylum seekers until the necessary legal processes are carried out. The state’s announcement follows...

African asylum seekers prefer jail over deportation to Rwanda

As Israel has begun the process of deporting some 40,000 Africans to Uganda and Rwanda, thousands gathered on Wednesday outside the Rwandan embassy, accusing...

Netanyahu dismisses claims that deporting asylum seekers to Rwanda is dangerous

During a Likud meeting on Sunday, the Israeli Prime Minister said Rwanda is home to 180,000 refugees, dismissing claims that the country is dangerous...

Israeli attorney appeals to Supreme Court against deportation of African asylum seekers

Human rights attorney Avigdor Feldman appealed to the Israeli Supreme Court on Wednesday demanding a court order to prevent the deportation of African asylum...

Rwanda claims it didn’t sign secret deal with Israel to accept African asylum seekers

Kigali has denied that it signed a deal to accept the African asylum seekers whom the Israeli government plans to deport. In a series...

Online campaign urges Israeli pilots to refuse to fly asylum seekers out of Israel

An NGO has launched a campaign calling on Israeli pilots not to man flights that send asylum seekers from Africa back to dangerous war...

Tunisia slams six African parliament leaders for visiting Israel

A day after a delegation of six African parliament speakers came to Israel, Mohamed Ennaceur, their Tunisian counterpart, condemned their visit and called it...