Israel's warped refugee policy
Instead of protecting refugees as required by law, Israel boasts of its success in taking away their liberty and cajoling them to leave.
The bragging by the Interior Ministry regarding the increase in the number of asylum seekers who agree to “leave voluntarily” demonstrates how Israel has turned the refugee laws upside down. Israel does not expel asylum seekers to Eritrea due to the principle of non-refoulement (no forced return), which forbids expelling a person to a place where his life or his liberty...
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