Human Rights in the Middle East

Israel Seek to Jail Illegal Immigrants

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With the increased flux of Africans into Israel, illegal immigrants could be jailed for up to three years under the new law.  Put into effect Sunday, passed in January by parliament.  In an effort to stop the tens of thousands of migrants, mostly from Sudan and Eritrea.  Over the course of three years, the volume has gone up to roughly 2,000 a month for a total of 60,000 migrants since the influx began.  

Read it at Aljazeera


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