UN refugee official slams Israel over Eritrean repatriation
In exclusive interview, UNHCR head William Tall tells Haaretz: 'It is explicitly not voluntary return.'
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees' representative here slammed Israel's so-called voluntary return of Eritreans to their life-threatening home country, saying there was nothing voluntary about it. Last week Haaretz published testimonies by jailed Eritreans saying they were coerced by threats of three years imprisonment into signing documents agreeing to be sent home.
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