Israel deported 150 more migrants from South Sudan. A plane loaded with the African migrants, which Israel calls illegal infiltrators, left Israel for South Sudan on June 25. Some 120 South Sudanese migrants had left Israel last week.
A planeload of 120 illegal migrants was scheduled to leave Israel for repatriation in South Sudan.
Officials from South Sudan are set to arrive in Israel to help coordinate the deportation of up to 1,500 of its citizens.
African migrants chosen for deportation from Israel were nervously awaiting a knock on the door or a tap on the shoulder on Tuesday as immigration officials rounded up hundreds for departure flights due to begin at the weekend.
A Jerusalem court ruled that Israel could deport South Sudanese migrants who entered the country illegally.
This city in the world’s newest country is not your typical Arabic-speaking capital. For one thing, most of the city’s inhabitants are Christian. For another, the Israeli flag is ubiquitous here.
The Israeli nongovernmental organization IsraAID opened a training program to deal with gender-based violence for social workers in the fledgling country of South Sudan.
The president of the new country of South Sudan arrived in Israel for a short working visit during which the possibility of repatriating Sudanese infiltrators to the country set to be discussed.
Israel formally established relations with the new Republic of South Sudan.
Jewish groups are delivering assistance to the newly established state of South Sudan.