Jerusalem Court Issues Injunction Barring State From Detaining Sudanese Migrants

Following petition filed by human rights groups, court blocks Interior Minister from rounding up and incarcerating the migrants starting next week.

The Jerusalem District Court on Thursday barred the state from detaining Sudanese migrants until it makes a final ruling on the issue.

The interim injunction was issued in response to a petition filed by five human rights organizations, led by the Association for Civil Rights in Israel. They are seeking to prevent Interior Minister Eli Yishai from rounding up and incarcerating the...