Israel Releases Hundreds of Migrants from Desert Facility

By AFP, Israel on Tuesday began releasing hundreds of African migrants from a detention center in the middle of the desert after a court order, but the asylum-seekers were barred from entering two cities. A recent court decision ordered Israel to release the illegal migrants held for more than a year at a detention center […]

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Djibouti Hands 267 Eritrean Detainees Over to UNHCR

“The detainees are mostly deserters from the military service in Eritrea. However, because there is a border dispute with Djibouti, and these deserters have military training, they are treated as a security risk. They have been detained out of a misplaced fear – though none of them were caught doing anything to harm the host […]

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