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African Migrants in Israel Protest Deportation Plans

Thousands of African migrants in Israel are facing growing uncertainty as a looming deadline for deportation approaches. "We are refugees, we are not criminals!" chanted dozens of protesting migrants, some of them symbolically wrapped in chains. The slogan goes to the heart of the tug of war between some 40,000 Africans who entered Israel illegally over the past 12 years and the Israeli government, which describes them as economic migrants and...

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