Julie Weinberg-Connors hopes to make aliyah. She was questioned about her time in the West Bank.
More than 1,000 African migrants have been camping out near the border with Egypt to protest their treatment in Israel.
An array of U.S. Jewish groups urged Israel’s government to introduce refugee asylum reforms, saying that a major holding facility was indistinguishable from a jail.
Last weekend, I was detained for 10 hours and then deported back to the U.S. after flying to Panama for a weeklong vacation. I’m starting to get over the sheer frustration about the experience, which was caused by a Panamanian rule that visitors must have at least three months on their passports to gain entry to the country. In truth, it was my fault for not knowing the rules of the country I hoped to visit.
More than 300 African migrants refused to return to their cells in an Israeli detention center this weekend, saying they are being held illegally and demanding release.
Israel’s interior minister trumpeted a plan to detain 15,000 Sudanese asylum seekers. But it seems he failed to get approval from the government for the mass round-up.
Some 300 Sudanese protested on Sunday outside Tel Aviv’s Kirya government headquarters against plans to imprison African asylum-seekers in a Negev detention facility.