Israel to Detain African 'Infiltrators' in Tent City, Rather Than Buildings as Planned

Latest resolution provides for erection of tents to hold a total of 5,600 detainees in Negev; Defense Ministry says however the provision is for 'emergency use only.’

The Israeli cabinet has approved a plan to erect tents in a Negev detention facility for unauthorized African migrants, instead of the permanent buildings that had been planned.