Israel Readies for Mass Deportation Campaign Targeting African Migrants

State to urge asylum seekers, including those held in detention centers, to 'willingly' leave; 'There is no such thing as voluntary deportation for those facing threat of jail and persecution,' MK Rosin says.

Israel is preparing to start a large-scale campaign to pressure immigrants from Sudan and Eritrea to voluntarily leave the country after the September holidays, Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar announced on Wednesday.