Rights Groups Appeal to Revoke Detention Orders for Asylum Seekers

Demand comes after judges freeze certain summonses, slamming the conduct of the state.

Human rights organizations have asked the Tel Aviv District Court to revoke all the summonses issued to African asylum seekers and ordering them to report to the Holot detention facility in southern Israel. The petitioners argue that in issuing the orders the Interior Ministry’s Population and Immigration Authority violated protocol.