A Military Coup in Sudan?
According to media reports coming out of Sudan, a military coup has taken place against the dictatorship of President Omar al-Bashir. Together with the community of Sudanese asylum-seekers in Israel, we are closely observing the developments in the country, while trying to understand what Sudan's future will look like. President Omar al-Bashir is wanted for heinous war crimes and crimes against humanity, including the genocide in Darfur. Al-Bashir, a brutal tyrant who has rul
1,600 Asylum Requests Have Been Reopened
A wonderful achievement for asylum seekers in Israel! We were informed that the asylum requests of 1,600 Eritreans living in Israel had been reopened following a petition we filed to the Appeal Court together with HIAS Israel. All of those asylum seekers had filed asylum requests that in the past were rejected out of hand due to the "one year limit.” The court revoked this restriction, stating that it was unreasonable. At the beginning of 2018, in partnership with HIAS in Isr