Analysis: Law on migrants' detention undermines human rights
The law being discussed by the High Court, which allows the incarceration of asylum seekers, undermines human rights for no worthy purpose and in a disproportionate fashion. It must be struck down.
In last week's High Court of Justice hearing on a petition challenging the amendment to the Prevention of Infiltration Law, which lets asylum seekers be held for three years without trial, state counsel Yochi Gnessin argued that Eritrean migrants were to be deported in an arrangement reached with an unnamed third country, and that deals with two other countries were pending.
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