Israel Restricts Asylum Requests Despite Being Signatory to UN Refugee Convention

Israeli agency stops setting asylum request appointments, saying it's buckling under influx of applicants; would-be asylum-seekers vulnerable to deportation even though they may be eligible for protection

Ilan Lior
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An African migrant covers his mouth with tape during a protest in front of the U.S. embassy, demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government in Tel Aviv, Israel.Credit: AP
Ilan Lior
Ilan Lior

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