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Closed Society: 11 January, 2011

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This morning, protest activity began in Eilat against African refugees residing in the town. The neighborhoods association, which is part of the municipality, is handling out thousands of flags and red bands to residents, in protest of the ongoing inaction in this matter.

(Hebrew)

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January 11th, 2011 at 11:54 pm

Political: 22nd December, 2010

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The Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, called on the citizens of Israel “not to take the laws into their own hands’ against African refugees. According to Netanyahu, the Israeli government is “acting assertively to stop the stream of illegal infiltrators from Africa by erecting a border fence and returning the infiltrators to their own countries”. (Hebrew)

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December 25th, 2010 at 12:30 pm