Monthly Archives: September 2014

The presser that wasn’t for the HRW report on asylum seeker rights in Israel

On Tuesday, Human Rights Watch released a report about Israel’s policy (or lack of it) regarding Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers. The highly critical report is entitled: “Make Their Lives Miserable”: Israel’s Coercion of Eritrean and Sudanese Asylum Seekers to Leave Israel” … Continue reading

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ISIS and (or in?) Israel – an update

Experts don’t think it’s highly likely that Islamic State cells posing a significant security threat will surface in Israel, but the Shin Bet Security Services and Israeli Defense Ministry are taking precautions in any case. On Wednesday, Israel’s Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon … Continue reading

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