Israel’s extraordinarily harsh record with asylum seekers

African asylum seekers in Israel ‘s ‘open prison’ facility, Holot Oren Ziv/

With the growth of its technology sector and the discovery of large natural gas fields off its northern coast, Israel’s GDP has risen steadily in the last decade. Tel Aviv is now one of the world’s most expensive cities, ranking above Sydney according to the Worldwide Cost of Living Survey. Given its wealth and a relatively small population of 6 million, one would think Israel would have no…



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