PressTV-Thousands protest Israel expulsion of African refugees

Thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets alongside African refugees in Tel Aviv to protest Israel’s policy of deporting and jailing asylum seekers.

The Saturday protest was held in the city’s southern regions where most of the asylum seekers live.

Participants of the rally held signs reading, “No to deportation,” “We’re all humans” and “Refugees and residents refuse to be enemies.”

African migrants and Israelis demonstrate in the coastal city of Tel Aviv on February 24, 2018, against the Israeli policy to forcibly deport African refugees and asylum seekers to Rwanda and Uganda. (Photo by AFP)

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