asylum

More mass-demonstrations planned by migrants in Israel

By Daniel Easterman, January 6, 2014

African migrants in Israel are planning mass demonstrations in front of a number of foreign embassies and diplomatic offices to protest against the government’s immigration policies.

The migrants, mainly from Eritrea and South Sudan, are also striking over the long delays in processing asylum requests and poor detention conditions.

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Hungary critic granted safe asylum

By Nissan Tzur, November 28, 2013

Akos Kertesz, a prize-winning Hungarian writer, was granted political asylum in Canada last week after he claimed he was being persecuted in Hungary.

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