UN refugee agency petitions High Court to overturn ‘infiltration’ law
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees concerned law will 'wrongly stigmatize and penalize' those seeking protection as refugees; parts of law violate 'international human rights'
In a precedent-setting move, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees submitted a request to file a friend of the court brief with the High Court of Justice last Thursday. The case is a petition by all the human rights organizations fighting for refugee rights in Israel and a number of illegal immigrants seeking asylum − and it asks the High Court to make an exceptional decision and rule a law...
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