Cover photo: Israeli police and immigration officers arrest African
asylum-seekers near the border with Egypt, 29 June 2014. Oren ZivActiveStills
Tens of thousands of African asylum-seekers rally in Tel Aviv for the release of refugees imprisoned by Israel on 5 January 2014. Yotam RonenActiveStills
Right-wing Israelis rally against a protest against asylum-seekers organized by Im Tirtzu in Tel Aviv, 15 January. The sign in yellow reads: “Central, yellow
sign: An Israeli is attacked by Africans about every 7 minutes!!! The lives of
the residents have become hell, and everyone is silent. Where are the human
rights organizations?” Yotam RonenActiveStills
Residents of south Tel Aviv and right-wing nationalists call on the government
to force African asylum-seekers out of Israel during a rally on 5 October 2014.
African asylum-seekers jailed in Holot detention center (front) and other
asylum seekers a protest outside the facility on 17 February 2014.
Local residents and right-wing activists demonstrate against the presence of
Africans in the south Tel Aviv neighborhood of Hatikva on 11 June 2014. The sign reads: “The Action Committee for Expulsion of Infiltrators is making it clear to the government: UP TO HERE AND NO FURTHER!!! We will not consent to being a city of refuge for the infiltrators.” Yotam RonenActiveStills
Residents of south Tel Aviv protest against African asylum-seekers outside the
high court in Jerusalem during a hearing regarding a petition against the
“Anti-Infiltration Law” on 1 April. The signs in the front refer to south Tel
Aviv neighborhoods with large African populations being turned into “prisons”
while the signs in the back call on the high court “to follow the law — protect
us.” Oren ZivActiveStills
Immigration police arrest African asylum-seekers during a raid in southern Tel
Aviv’s Levinsky Park on 21 May 2014. Shiraz GrinbaumActiveStills
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