Israeli panel on African 'infiltrators': UN positions aren't binding
A state-appointed task force on refugees and asylum-seekers points the finger at human rights organizations and calls for detaining individuals who are eligible for protection if they have not formally applied for asylum.
An Israeli task force appointed last summer by Interior Minister Eli Yishai has submitted its recommendations for "solving the problem of border infiltrators." Some of the conclusions of the team, which is headed by University of Haifa Geography and Environmental Studies Professor Arnon Soffer, contravene both the directives of Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein and promises made by the state to Israeli...
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