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Internal Security: November 7, 2011

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Vincenta Kabsag, a migrant worker from the Philippines who is a legal resident of Israel, claims that inspectors from the Ministry of Interior’s operational unit Oz treated her aggressively and violently.

(Hebrew)

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November 7th, 2011 at 9:05 pm

Internal Security: September 6, 2011

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A female interpreter employed by the police is suspect of extorting money from migrant workers.

(Hebrew)

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September 6th, 2011 at 10:45 am

Political: August 31, 2011

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Senior legal sources said that “It was made clear to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, that he could not use the official Information and Public Relations services of the Prime Minister’s office, for his private affairs, or for his political matters.” The clarification was made after Netanyahu’s office issued an official statement on the migrant worker who was caring for the father of the Prime Minister’s wife, Mrs. Sarah Netanyahu.

(Hebrew)

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August 31st, 2011 at 12:28 pm

Closed Society: August 16, 2011

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For the first time ever, the Department of Immigration arrested a 4 year old girl, Israeli born, the daughter of migrant workers, and she is expected to be deported.

(Hebrew)

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August 16th, 2011 at 7:17 pm

Closed Society: June 14, 2011

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Tel Aviv Religious Council published a collection of Halachic rulings, aimed to answer questions regarding migrant workers and refugees. Among the questions: Is it permissible to eat a dish prepared by a migrant worker, can one eat from a pot from which a migrant worker ate, and is it required to purify a kitchen utensil in the Mikveh, in case a migrant worker touched it.

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June 15th, 2011 at 4:09 pm

Closed Society: 23 May, 2011

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At the request of Minister of the Interior, Eli Yishai, the state attorney appealed for a renewal of court deliberations of the Supreme Court of Justice ruling that the ”Pregnant Foreign Worker Procedure”, which allows the deportation of a foreign worker who has given birth to a child after completion of the three months maternity leave to which she is entitled, is an illegal procedure and is to be annulled.

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May 23rd, 2011 at 12:09 pm

Closed Society: 16 January, 2011

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A Philippine migrant worker standing to be deported claims to have been put to work as an agent of the Immigration Police and to have helped with the apprehension of illegal aliens in return for the promise that he will not be deported.

(Hebrew)

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January 16th, 2011 at 6:36 pm

Closed Society: 16 January, 2011

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The Supreme Court criticized holding minors who are the children of African refugees and migrant workers in Prison Service facilities. During the court session it turned out that in the facility, which is supposed to be for care and education, children are sent for hours to an empty “thinking room” and are sometimes restrained with handcuffs.

(Hebrew)

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January 16th, 2011 at 5:54 pm