Despite Court Order, Israel Barely Releasing Eritrean Asylum Seekers From Prison

Only 12 of 280 Eritreans have been released due to the government's narrow interpretation of a ruling that defection from the Eritrean army could be grounds for claiming asylum

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The Interior Ministry’s Population and Immigration Authority has released only 12 of the 280 Eritrean asylum seekers from Saharonim prison. This is due to the authority’s narrow reading of a court ruling that...