Asylum seekers demonstrate against deportation

Asylum seekers demonstrate against deportation

African asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea, take part in a protest against Israel’s deportation policy in front of the Israeli Knesset in Jerusalem, on January 26. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s 28-member executive cabinet voted unanimously to close Israel’s Holot detention center and give African asylum seekers three months to leave the country or face deportation to an undisclosed country. PHOTO BY GALI TIBBON/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

African asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea, take part in a protest against Israel’s deportation policy in front of the Israeli Knesset in Jerusalem, on January 26. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s 28-member executive cabinet voted unanimously to close Israel’s Holot detention center and give African asylum seekers three months to leave the country or face deportation to an undisclosed country. PHOTO BY GALI TIBBON/AFP/GETTY IMAGES