Israel’s Tragic Treatment of Asylum Seekers Must Be Stopped

Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar wants to deport asylum seekers from Sudan and Eritrea, but we should be taking our obligations toward them far more seriously.

Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar’s announcement Wednesday of a mass-deportation campaign to expel Eritrean and Sudanese refugees exacerbates Israel’s already problematic policy of shrugging off its obligations toward asylum seekers.