But The Are Not "Refugees" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • JD
    • 24.05.12 | 13:38 (IDT)

    If they were refugees you would have a point, but over and over again, it has been very clearly proven that less than 1 tenth of 1 percent of the 60,000 Africans migrants that have crossed the border are in any way refugees - 99.9% of them are migrant workers who went to Egypt, then on to Israel in search of work. We have no obligation to them and with the daily reports of rapes and theft by this group, the sensitive demographic balance, and not enough funds for our own needs, we have no choice but to return them to their home countries.

    from the article: Israel prepares mass deportation of South Sudanese refugees
    First published 02:04 24.05.12 | Last updated 02:04 24.05.12
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