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Israel cancels controversial plan to deport African migrants

Israel announced Monday it had reached a deal with the UN refugee agency to cancel a controversial plan to deport African migrants and replace it with a new one that will see thousands sent to Western countries.

African migrants in Israel opt for jail over deportation

At a detention centre in Israel’s Negev desert, African migrants facing deportation say they would rather be imprisoned than sent to a country they know nothing about.

Israel will comply with international law for Rwanda deportations – Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that his country will only deport African asylum seekers to Rwanda in a process that complies with international law.

Rwanda could take 10,000 refugees from Israel – minister

The foreign affairs minister of Rwanda has confirmed the country is in negotiations with Israel to take in as many as 10,000 African asylum seekers, according to a local Rwandan newspaper.

Israel pushes to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda

Israel plans to deport tens of thousands of asylum seekers to a third country in Africa under threat of indefinite detention, a move that local human rights activists say violates international and Israeli laws.

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