Tag Archives: African migrants

Publication: High Time for a Fair Israeli Asylum Regime

Publication by a member of the Interest Group: Dr. Reuben (Ruvi) Ziegler 20th June marks World Refugee Day, proclaimed by UN General Assembly Resolution 55/76 of 4 December 2000 to commemorate the convening of the Convention of Plenipotentiaries that has led to the … Continue reading

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Report by HRW: Migrants and asylum-seekers abused in France

Asylum seekers and migrants living in destitution in the port city of Calais experience harassment and abuse at the hands of French police, according to Human Rights Watch. The abuses described to Human Rights Watch include beatings and attacks with … Continue reading

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Detention of African Asylum Seekers: Welcome to Round Three

Publication by a member of the Interest Group: Ruvi Ziegler In a previous post, I analysed the Israeli High Court of Justice’s (HCJ) judgment in Gebrselassie v. Knesset et al (partial summary of the judgment in English), in which the Court held the ‘Law … Continue reading

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Publication: the Israeli Supreme Court’s decision on detention of asylum seekers

Second Strike and You are (Finally) out? The Quashing of the Prevention of Infiltration Law (Amendment No. 4) by Reuven (Ruvi) Ziegler (this article has been cross-posted on the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog) Introduction On 22 September 2014, the Israeli … Continue reading

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No 3 year detention in Israel for migrants, High Court rules

News Article  The Israeli High Court has today determined that African migrants and refugees can no longer be detained for up to three years without a trial. The High Court judges say that this new policy, which is an amendment … Continue reading

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