Soccer Coach Who Fled Darfur Gets a Red Card From Israel

He coaches migrant kids in Tel Aviv, and still bears deep psychological scars from his escape from Sudan. Now Israel wants to imprison Sallah al-Nur.

Sallah al-Nur bought a cake and some fruit, and was waiting for us at the entrance to the apartment when we arrived. His body language betrayed his tension. He’s a charming young Sudanese, whose traumas are manifested in stuttering, fragmented speech. He works nights in a Tel Aviv restaurant, and during the day teaches migrant children soccer as part of an international project sponsored...