African student asylum seekers ask not to be deported

Israel’s African students’ association contacted the National Union of Israeli Students recently and asked it to intercede against the expulsion of asylum seekers
from Israel. “It’s important for us that you support us and demand the country not expel asylum seekers. Give us temporary protection, at least until we graduate,” the African students appealed.


Union Chairman Ram Shefa said in response that he “calls on the state to allow African students to continue and conclude their studies normally. We will do everything to prevent the expulsion of students studying in Israel who were marked for expulsion.


“The state has a moral duty to carefully ascertain the true status of all asylum seekers, and to allow anyone designated a refugee protection in Israel.



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