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Israel Begins Deporting African Migrants - 20 Jun 2012
Israel Begins Deporting African Migrants - 20 Jun 2012
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June 19, 2012
An African migrant receives food from a volunteer at Levinsky park in South Tel Aviv June 6, 2012. About...
Tel Aviv, Israel
African migrant receives food from a volunteer in South Tel Aviv
An African migrant receives food from a volunteer at Levinsky park in South Tel Aviv June 6, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. Picture taken June 6, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION FOOD)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 19, 2012
An African migrant eats food he received from volunteers at Levinsky park in South Tel Aviv June 11,...
Tel Aviv, Israel
African migrant eats food he received from volunteers at Levinsky park in South Tel Aviv
An African migrant eats food he received from volunteers at Levinsky park in South Tel Aviv June 11, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. Picture taken June 11, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION FOOD)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 19, 2012
African migrants stand in line to receive food at Levinsky park in south Tel Aviv June 13, 2012. About...
Tel Aviv, Israel
African migrants stand in line to receive food in South Tel Aviv
African migrants stand in line to receive food at Levinsky park in south Tel Aviv June 13, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. Picture taken June 13, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 19, 2012
African migrants stand in line to receive food at Levinsky park in south Tel Aviv June 10, 2012. About...
Tel Aviv, Israel
African migrants stand in line to receive food in South Tel Aviv
African migrants stand in line to receive food at Levinsky park in south Tel Aviv June 10, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. Picture taken June 10, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 19, 2012
Israeli immigration officers check the documents of an African migrant in south Tel Aviv June 13, 2012....
Tel Aviv, Israel
Israeli immigration officers check the documents of an African migrant in south Tel Aviv
Israeli immigration officers check the documents of an African migrant in south Tel Aviv June 13, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. Picture taken June 13, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 19, 2012
An African migrant cycles past a mannequin shop in Tel Aviv June 13, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have...
Tel Aviv, Israel
African migrant cycles in Tel Aviv
An African migrant cycles past a mannequin shop in Tel Aviv June 13, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. Picture taken June 13, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
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June 19, 2012
Eritrean migrant worker Adish sets up parasols on a beach in Tel Aviv June 6, 2012. About 60,000 Africans...
Tel Aviv, Israel
Eritrean migrant worker Adish sets up parasols on a beach in Tel Aviv
Eritrean migrant worker Adish sets up parasols on a beach in Tel Aviv June 6, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. Picture taken June 6, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 18, 2012
A Sudanese migrant sleeps under a slide as an Israeli girl slides down it at Levinsky park in South Tel...
Tel Aviv, Israel
Sudanese migrant sleeps under a slide in South Tel Aviv
A Sudanese migrant sleeps under a slide as an Israeli girl slides down it at Levinsky park in South Tel Aviv June 16, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. Picture taken June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
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June 19, 2012
Sudanese migrant Ismail, who was attacked by Israelis, poses for a photo at his home in south Tel Aviv...
Tel Aviv, Israel
Sudanese migrant Ismail, who was attacked by Israelis, poses for a photo in south Tel Aviv
Sudanese migrant Ismail, who was attacked by Israelis, poses for a photo at his home in south Tel Aviv June 13, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Street protests, some violent, have put pressure on the government, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of Africans "flooding" and "swamping" Israel, threatening "the character of the country". Picture taken June 13, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 19, 2012
An African migrant sleeps in a playground at Levinsky park in South Tel Aviv June 12, 2012. About 60,000...
Tel Aviv, Israel
African migrant sleeps in a playground in South Tel Aviv
An African migrant sleeps in a playground at Levinsky park in South Tel Aviv June 12, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. Picture taken June 12, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 19, 2012
African migrants sleep inside slides at a playground in Levinsky park in South Tel Aviv June 16, 2012....
Tel Aviv, Israel
African migrants sleep inside slides at a playground in South Tel Aviv
African migrants sleep inside slides at a playground in Levinsky park in South Tel Aviv June 16, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. Picture taken June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 17, 2012
A woman embraces nine-year-old South Sudanese girl Bhakita Koang Gai as she cries before boarding a bus...
Tel Aviv, Israel
A woman embraces a South Sudanese girl as she cries before boarding a bus to Ben Gurion airport from...
A woman embraces nine-year-old South Sudanese girl Bhakita Koang Gai as she cries before boarding a bus travelling to Ben Gurion airport from Tel Aviv's central bus station June 17, 2012. Israel launched a high-profile deportation drive against African migrants on Sunday with an airlift of South Sudanese whose government said they would be welcomed back as economic assets. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 18, 2012
South Sudanese nationals who arrived from Israel walk from their plane at the airport in Juba June 18,...
Juba, South Sudan
South Sudanese nationals who arrived from Israel walk from their plane at the airport in Juba
South Sudanese nationals who arrived from Israel walk from their plane at the airport in Juba June 18, 2012. Israel deported a planeload of migrants to South Sudan early on Monday, the first of a series of weekly repatriation flights intended as a stepping stone to dealing with much greater influxes of migrants from Sudan and Eritrea. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian (SOUTH SUDAN - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POLITICS)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 18, 2012
South Sudanese disembark from a plane that arrived from Israel at the airport in Juba June 18, 2012....
Juba, South Sudan
South Sudanese disembark from a plane that arrived from Israel at the airport in Juba
South Sudanese disembark from a plane that arrived from Israel at the airport in Juba June 18, 2012. Israel deported a planeload of migrants to South Sudan early on Monday, the first of a series of weekly repatriation flights intended as a stepping stone to dealing with much greater influxes of migrants from Sudan and Eritrea. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian (SOUTH SUDAN - Tags: TRANSPORT SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POLITICS)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 18, 2012
South Sudanese disembark from a plane from Israel that arrived at the airport in Juba June 18, 2012....
Juba, South Sudan
South Sudanese disembark from a plane from Israel that arrived at the airport in Juba
South Sudanese disembark from a plane from Israel that arrived at the airport in Juba June 18, 2012. Israel deported a planeload of migrants to South Sudan early on Monday, the first of a series of weekly repatriation flights intended as a stepping stone to dealing with much greater influxes of migrants from Sudan and Eritrea. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian (SOUTH SUDAN - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POLITICS TRANSPORT)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 18, 2012
A South Sudanese woman carries her child as she disembarks from a plane that arrived from Israel at the...
Juba, South Sudan
A South Sudanese woman carries her child as she disembarks from a plane that arrived from Israel at the...
A South Sudanese woman carries her child as she disembarks from a plane that arrived from Israel at the airport in Juba June 18, 2012. Israel deported a planeload of migrants to South Sudan early on Monday, the first of a series of weekly repatriation flights intended as a stepping stone to dealing with much greater influxes of migrants from Sudan and Eritrea. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian (SOUTH SUDAN - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POLITICS)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 18, 2012
A South Sudanese woman gestures to other passengers after their plane from Israel arrived at the airport...
Juba, South Sudan
A South Sudanese woman gestures to other passengers after their plane from Israel arrived at the airport...
A South Sudanese woman gestures to other passengers after their plane from Israel arrived at the airport in Juba June 18, 2012. Israel deported a planeload of migrants to South Sudan early on Monday, the first of a series of weekly repatriation flights intended as a stepping stone to dealing with much greater influxes of migrants from Sudan and Eritrea. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian (SOUTH SUDAN - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION TRANSPORT POLITICS)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 18, 2012
South Sudanese nationals shake hands after arriving from Israel at the airport in Juba, June 18, 2012....
Juba, South Sudan
South Sudanese nationals shake hands after arriving from Israel at the airport in Juba
South Sudanese nationals shake hands after arriving from Israel at the airport in Juba, June 18, 2012. Israel deported a planeload of migrants to South Sudan early on Monday, the first of a series of weekly repatriation flights intended as a stepping stone to dealing with much greater influxes of migrants from Sudan and Eritrea. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian (SOUTH SUDAN - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POLITICS)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 18, 2012
A South Sudanese national prepares to board a mini-van after arriving from Israel at the airport in Juba...
Juba, South Sudan
A South Sudanese national prepares to board a mini-van after arriving from Israel at the airport in Juba...
A South Sudanese national prepares to board a mini-van after arriving from Israel at the airport in Juba June 18, 2012. Israel deported a planeload of migrants to South Sudan early on Monday, the first of a series of weekly repatriation flights intended as a stepping stone to dealing with much greater influxes of migrants from Sudan and Eritrea. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian (SOUTH SUDAN - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POLITICS)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 17, 2012
A South Sudanese boy is lifted as he waves goodbye to his friend on board a bus before its departure...
Tel Aviv, Israel
A South Sudanese boy waves to his friend on board a bus before its departure to Ben Gurion airport from...
A South Sudanese boy is lifted as he waves goodbye to his friend on board a bus before its departure to Ben Gurion airport from Tel Aviv's central bus station June 17, 2012. Israel launched a high-profile deportation drive against African migrants on Sunday with an airlift of South Sudanese whose government said they would be welcomed back as economic assets. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION TRANSPORT)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 17, 2012
A South Sudanese boy presses his hand against the window of a bus before its departure to Ben Gurion...
Tel Aviv, Israel
A South Sudanese boy presses his hand against the window of a bus before its departure to Ben Gurion...
A South Sudanese boy presses his hand against the window of a bus before its departure to Ben Gurion airport from Tel Aviv's central bus station June 17, 2012. Israel launched a high-profile deportation drive against African migrants on Sunday with an airlift of South Sudanese whose government said they would be welcomed back as economic assets. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION TRANSPORT)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 17, 2012
A South Sudanese man waves from inside a bus before its departure to Ben Gurion airport from Tel Aviv's...
Tel Aviv, Israel
A South Sudanese man waves from inside a bus before its departure to Ben Gurion airport from Tel Aviv...
A South Sudanese man waves from inside a bus before its departure to Ben Gurion airport from Tel Aviv's central bus station June 17, 2012. Israel launched a high-profile deportation drive against African migrants on Sunday with an airlift of South Sudanese whose government said they would be welcomed back as economic assets. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION TRANSPORT)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 17, 2012
A South Sudanese man waves a South Sudanese flag out of a window of a bus travelling to Ben Gurion airport...
Tel Aviv, Israel
South Sudanese man waves a flag out of a window of a bus travelling to Ben Gurion airport from Tel Aviv...
A South Sudanese man waves a South Sudanese flag out of a window of a bus travelling to Ben Gurion airport from Tel Aviv's central bus station June 17, 2012. Israel launched a high-profile deportation drive against African migrants on Sunday with an airlift of South Sudanese whose government said they would be welcomed back as economic assets. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION TRANSPORT)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 17, 2012
Four-year-old South Sudanese girl Nyot Koang Gai carries a South Sudanese flag as she walks with her...
Tel Aviv, Israel
South Sudanese girl carries a flag as she walks towards a bus to Ben Gurion airport from Tel Aviv
Four-year-old South Sudanese girl Nyot Koang Gai carries a South Sudanese flag as she walks with her mother towards a bus travelling to Ben Gurion airport from Tel Aviv's central bus station June 17, 2012. Israel launched a high-profile deportation drive against African migrants on Sunday with an airlift of South Sudanese whose government said they would be welcomed back as economic assets. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION TRANSPORT)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 17, 2012
A South Sudanese man pushes a trolley with his luggage as he arrives at Ben Gurion airport, near Tel...
Tel Aviv, Israel
A South Sudanese man pushes a trolley with his luggage as he arrives at Ben Gurion airport
A South Sudanese man pushes a trolley with his luggage as he arrives at Ben Gurion airport, near Tel Aviv June 17, 2012. Israel launched a high-profile deportation drive against African migrants on Sunday with an airlift of South Sudanese whose government said they would be welcomed back as economic assets. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION TRANSPORT)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 13, 2012
Israeli immigration officers escort an African migrant carrying luggage in south Tel Aviv June 13, 2012....
Tel Aviv, Israel
Israeli immigration officers escort an African migrant in south Tel Aviv
Israeli immigration officers escort an African migrant carrying luggage in south Tel Aviv June 13, 2012. African migrants chosen for deportation from Israel were nervously awaiting a knock on the door or a tap on the shoulder on Tuesday as immigration officials rounded up hundreds for departure flights due to begin at the weekend. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
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June 11, 2012
South Sudanese refugee Samuel Akue carries suitcases he purchased in a market south Tel Aviv in preparation...
Tel Aviv, Israel
South Sudanese refugee Samuel Akue carries suitcases he purchased in a market south Tel Aviv in preparation...
South Sudanese refugee Samuel Akue carries suitcases he purchased in a market south Tel Aviv in preparation for his deportation from Israel June 11, 2012. Israel said on Monday it had started rounding up African migrants in the first stage of a controversial "emergency plan" to intern and deport thousands deemed a threat to the Jewish character of the state.
REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-SOUTHSUDAN/
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June 17, 2012
South Sudanese men carry luggage as they walk towards Tel Aviv's central bus station to board a bus to...
Tel Aviv, Israel
South Sudanese men carry luggage as they walk towards Tel Aviv's central bus station
South Sudanese men carry luggage as they walk towards Tel Aviv's central bus station to board a bus to Ben Gurion airport June 17, 2012. Israel launched a high-profile deportation drive against African migrants on Sunday with an airlift of South Sudanese whose government said they would be welcomed back as economic assets. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 11, 2012
South Sudanese refugee Samuel Akue sits next to suitcases he purchased in a market in south Tel Aviv...
Tel Aviv, Israel
South Sudanese refugee Samuel Akue sits next to suitcases he purchased in a market in south Tel Aviv...
South Sudanese refugee Samuel Akue sits next to suitcases he purchased in a market in south Tel Aviv in preparation for his deportation from Israel June 11, 2012. Israel said on Monday it had started rounding up African migrants in the first stage of a controversial "emergency plan" to intern and deport thousands deemed a threat to the Jewish character of the state.
REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 11, 2012
Israeli Immigration police check the documents of African migrants and refugees in south Tel Aviv June...
Tel Aviv, Israel
Israeli Immigration police check the documents of African migrants and refugees in south Tel Aviv
Israeli Immigration police check the documents of African migrants and refugees in south Tel Aviv June 11, 2012. Israel said on Monday it had started rounding up African migrants in the first stage of a controversial "emergency plan" to intern and deport thousands deemed a threat to the Jewish character of the state.
REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 11, 2012
African refugees and migrant workers stand in a charity food line in south Tel Aviv June 11, 2012. Israel...
Tel Aviv, Israel
African refugees and migrant workers stand in charity food line in south Tel Aviv
African refugees and migrant workers stand in a charity food line in south Tel Aviv June 11, 2012. Israel said on Monday it had started rounding up African migrants in the first stage of a controversial "emergency plan" to intern and deport thousands deemed a threat to the Jewish character of the state.
REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-AFRICANS/
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June 11, 2012
African refugees and migrant workers stand in a charity food line in south Tel Aviv June 11, 2012. Israel...
Tel Aviv, Israel
African refugees and migrant workers stand in charity food line in south Tel Aviv
African refugees and migrant workers stand in a charity food line in south Tel Aviv June 11, 2012. Israel said on Monday it had started rounding up African migrants in the first stage of a controversial "emergency plan" to intern and deport thousands deemed a threat to the Jewish character of the state.
REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-MIGRANTS/AFRICANS
RTR333DM
June 04, 2012
A volunteer hands out food to African migrants in Tel Aviv June 4, 2012. Fleeing poverty, fighting and...
Tel Aviv, Israel
A volunteer hands out food to African migrants in Tel Aviv
A volunteer hands out food to African migrants in Tel Aviv June 4, 2012. Fleeing poverty, fighting and authoritarian rule, some 60,000 Africans have crossed illegally into Israel through the relatively porous desert border with Egypt in recent years. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL/
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June 10, 2012
Sudanese protesters hold signs during a demonstration in Tel Aviv against the deportation of migrants...
Tel Aviv, Israel
Sudanese protesters hold signs during a demonstration in Tel Aviv against the deportation of migrants...
Sudanese protesters hold signs during a demonstration in Tel Aviv against the deportation of migrants from South Sudan June 10, 2012. An Israeli court upheld on Thursday the planned deportation of South Sudanese deemed to have entered Israel illegally, though government pledges of wider crackdowns on African migrants remained in question. Rejecting a petition by human rights groups that had delayed the Interior Ministry's April 1 deportation order, Jerusalem District Court ruled the state was not obligated to extend de facto asylum to the estimated 1,500 migrants from South Sudan. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL/
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June 10, 2012
Sudanese protesters hold signs during a demonstration in Tel Aviv against the deportation of migrants...
Tel Aviv, Israel
Sudanese protesters hold signs during a demonstration in Tel Aviv against the deportation of migrants...
Sudanese protesters hold signs during a demonstration in Tel Aviv against the deportation of migrants from South Sudan June 10, 2012. An Israeli court upheld on Thursday the planned deportation of South Sudanese deemed to have entered Israel illegally, though government pledges of wider crackdowns on African migrants remained in question. Rejecting a petition by human rights groups that had delayed the Interior Ministry's April 1 deportation order, Jerusalem District Court ruled the state was not obligated to extend de facto asylum to the estimated 1,500 migrants from South Sudan. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION CIVIL UNREST)
ISRAEL-MIGRANTS/AFRICANS
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June 04, 2012
African migrants pray after waking up at a playground in Tel Aviv June 4, 2012. Fleeing poverty, fighting...
Tel Aviv, Israel
African migrants pray after waking up at a playground in Tel Aviv
African migrants pray after waking up at a playground in Tel Aviv June 4, 2012. Fleeing poverty, fighting and authoritarian rule, some 60,000 Africans have crossed illegally into Israel through the relatively porous desert border with Egypt in recent years. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POVERTY RELIGION)
ISRAEL-MIGRANTS/
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May 26, 2012
African migrants sleep overnight in a park in Tel Aviv May 26, 2012. Surging street violence against...
Tel Aviv, Israel
African migrants sleep overnight in a park in Tel Aviv
African migrants sleep overnight in a park in Tel Aviv May 26, 2012. Surging street violence against African migrants in Israel, including a rampage that an Israeli broadcaster dubbed a "pogrom", drew statements of both empathy and censure for the rioters from the government this week.
REUTERS/Ronen Zvulen (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY POVERTY IMMIGRATION)
ISRAEL-MIGRANTS/
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May 26, 2012
African migrants are seen after sleeping overnight in a park in Tel Aviv May 26, 2012. Surging street...
Tel Aviv, Israel
African migrants are seen after sleeping overnight in a park in Tel Aviv
African migrants are seen after sleeping overnight in a park in Tel Aviv May 26, 2012. Surging street violence against African migrants in Israel, including a rampage that an Israeli broadcaster dubbed a "pogrom", drew statements of both empathy and censure for the rioters from the government this week.
REUTERS/Ronen Zvulen (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POVERTY)
ISRAEL-MIGRANTS/
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May 26, 2012
An African migrant smokes a cigarette after sleeping overnight in a park in Tel Aviv May 26, 2012. Surging...
Tel Aviv, Israel
An African migrant smokes a cigarette after sleeping overnight in a park in Tel Aviv
An African migrant smokes a cigarette after sleeping overnight in a park in Tel Aviv May 26, 2012. Surging street violence against African migrants in Israel, including a rampage that an Israeli broadcaster dubbed a "pogrom", drew statements of both empathy and censure for the rioters from the government this week. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulen (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POVERTY)
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