Landmark Ruling Gives New Hope to Eritrean Asylum-seekers in Israel

The Interior Ministry has rejected the asylum requests of thousands of Eritreans based solely on their status as army deserters in their home country, a precedent that can no longer continue after new ruling.

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A custody appeals tribunal Sunday overruled the Interior Ministrys legal opinion that Eritreans who deserted from their countrys army are never entitled to refugee status. The ministry has used this opinion to...