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    • Maureen Ann
    • 24.01.10 | 07:44 (IST)

    is Egypt still being *assisted to shoot Black African asylum seekers attempting to flee into Israel? *IDF fire flares to "draw attention" of Egyptian soldiers to sites where refugees and asylum seekers are crossing. Egyptian soldiers killed 39 people trying to cross into Israel during 2008-2009 according to Amnesty International. IDF allegedly handcuffed/blindfolded African refugees and forcibly send them back over the border to Egypt. Eye witness account of Egyptian soldiers then shooting at the group of refugees. Reference: Human Rights Watch. Impunity Watch/Middle East.

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