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Closed Society: December 9, 2012

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Female immigrants from Ethiopia claim they were threatened that if they did not agree to receive a treatment by injection of Depo Provera, a long-term contraceptive, they would not be allowed into Israel. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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December 9th, 2012 at 12:13 pm

Economy: 28th November, 2010

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Internal memos of the Aliya Welfare Ministry indicate that a disabled person, entitled to public housing, will receive the apartment only after 12 years, due to the long waiting list. Currently there are 150 disabled olim who are confined to a wheelchair awaiting public housing apartments, but each year the ministry buys just 12 apartments. (Hebrew)

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November 28th, 2010 at 4:34 pm