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Anger mounts as Israel begins detention and deportation of African asylum seekers

Around 20,000 Israelis and African migrants took to the streets in Tel Aviv on February 24, protesting against a government policy of detaining and deporting African asylum seekers who refuse to leave the country. A few days earlier, a group of Eritrean asylum seekers held at a detention centre in Israel went on hunger strike in protest against their imminent expulsion from the country.

New US Congress Files Bill to Realize Israel's Jerusalem Dream

As it convened for the first Tuesday of the New Year, the new U.S. Congress made one of its primary orders of business the introduction of a bill to move the country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, calling on Washington to recognize Jerusalem as "the undivided capital of the State of Israel.”

Israel's Genocidal Violence Goes Far Beyond Settlements: Op-Ed

The recent United Nations Security Council resolution targeting Israel’s illegal settlements is “toothless,” as it lacks enforcement mechanisms and fails to recognize 68 years of a “systematic orgy of punishment” against Palestinians, according to a Middle East and Africa expert.
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