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Israel Continues To Mistreat Africans, Despite High Court Order

AFRICANGLOBE - Israel's Interior Ministry’s Population, Immigration and Border Authority announced on Monday morning that it had ceased summoning asylum seekers to the Holot detention facility, but its officials have continued to order Africans to the facility. The authority is also refusing to cancel summonses given out after the High Court of Justice ruled that the Holot center must be closed within 90 days.

High Court Rules Israel’s Detention Of Africans Illegal And Must Stop

AFRICANGLOBE - Israel's High Court of Justice ordered the state on Monday to close the Holot concentration camp for African refugees within 90 days, a dramatic decision that marked the first time the court has ever struck down two versions of the same law. Justice Uzi Vogelman, who wrote the majority ruling, termed conditions at Holot “wretched” and said the court was justified in overturning a law enacted by the Knesset for the second time because the legislation “violates human rights in an essential, deep and fundamental way.”

Israel Imprisoning African Asylum Seekers In Defiance Of High Court Order

AFRICANGLOBE - Israeli authorities are effectively detaining hundreds of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers despite an Israeli High Court order for their release. More than 150 of the migrants ignored the rules restricting their mobility and walked out of what they called an "open prison" in the Negev desert to march toward Jerusalem in protest.

South African Miners Sue Anglo American

Mining company Anglo American SA (AASA) has been ordered by a High Court in the United Kingdom to release documents to South African gold...