Israel spending $29m / year on open-air prison for African asylum seekers
The annual cost for each detainee is 25,000 shekels, according to Prison Services; the average employment cost for a single guard is 200,000 a year.
The Holot detention center for asylum seekers in the Negev cost 323 million shekels ($94 million) to build and an estimated 100 million annually to operate.
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