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Closed Society: April 30, 2013

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MK Miri Regev, Chairwoman of the Knesset Internal Affairs and Environmental Protection Committee, ordered her security guards to prevent an Eritrean man from entering a bus she was travelling in during a tour the committee conducted in the Central Bus Station area of South Tel-Aviv. (972mag)

(Hebrew – Srugim)

Internal Security: March 17, 2013

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The Department for the Investigation of Police officers has filed an indictment against Meir Pappo, Idan Chekov, and Eliran Dvivo, police volunteers who are suspected of committing a series of robberies of businesses belonging to Eritrean citizens in Tel-Aviv’s old central bus station.

(Hebrew – Ministry of Justice)

Closed Society: February 25, 2013

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The UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ representative in Israel slammed Israel’s so-called voluntary return of Eritreans to their life-threatening home country under threat of detention, saying there was nothing voluntary about it. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 25th, 2013 at 10:56 am

Internal Security: January 29, 2013

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An Eritrean asylum seeker who filed a rape complaint was asked by the police investigator in charge whether she “enjoyed the act” and “what did you feel when he came?”

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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January 29th, 2013 at 2:55 pm

Closed Society: December 31, 2012

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After it was reported that an 83 year old woman was raped by an Eritrean asylum seeker, dozens of right-wing activists and residents of southern Tel-Aviv held a demonstration demanding that the state expel African migrants and left-wing activists. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew- Walla!)

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December 31st, 2012 at 2:57 pm

Closed Society: November 18, 2012

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The Hotline for Migrant Workers reports that on Thursday six Israelis assaulted an Eritrean asylum seeker on Mesilat Yesharim street in south Tel-Aviv.  The asylum seeker required hospital treatment for the wound sustained in the assault.

(Hebrew – Facebook)

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November 18th, 2012 at 9:33 am

Closed Society: July 20‎‏‎, 2012‎

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An unknown assailant arrived at a building in south Tel Aviv where several Eritreans were sleeping in the hallway and shot at them. One Eritrean was lightly wounded.

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July 20th, 2012 at 5:45 pm

Closed Society: July 13‎‏‎, 2012‎

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Owners of businesses on Ahad Ha’am street in Netanya said that if Eritrean asylum seekers will continue to open businesses on this street, “the situation will explode in a way that will make the events in South Tel Aviv seem like a child’s play.”

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July 13th, 2012 at 5:06 pm

Closed Society: July 6, 2012‎

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Gevragziabihar Mahari, a 68 year old asylum seeker from Eritrea, was attacked by two youths in Jerusalem. A man who tried to assist him was also attacked.

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July 6th, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Closed Society: June 4, 2012

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An apartment rented by Eritreans in Jerusalem was torched and four of its residents were injured.  One of the walls was sprayed with the words “Get out of the neighborhood”. (Haaretz) In recent weeks the apartment’s owner received threats that if he doesn’t evict the residents, the building will be torched. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew - Haaretz)

(Hebrew - Ynet)

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June 4th, 2012 at 9:17 pm