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  • When it comes to asylum seekers, Israel has forgotten its roots

    December 8, 2014 | 10:09 am

    These days, with relative ease and without any major obstacles, the Israeli government is pushing a new bill that allows it to detain African asylum seekers for 20 months without proper due process. This bill is only slightly different from the previous amendments to the...

  • Israeli lawmaker says he offered Mubarak asylum

    August 3, 2011 | 9:15 am

    As the trial of Hosni Mubarak began in Egypt, an Israeli lawmaker said he had offered political asylum in Israel to the longtime Egyptian president.

    Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, a Knesset member from the Labor Party, told Israel’s Army Radio on Wednesday that he had made the offer to an...