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 Fence between Egypt and Israel, it was built in order to stop the flow of Africans entering into Israel. The government used African workers to construct the fence.

Fence between Egypt and Israel, it was built in order to stop the flow of Africans entering into Israel. The government used African workers to construct the fence.

 Mutasim Ali, an asylum-seeker from Sudan is leaving his home to appear in district court in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is appealing his "invitation" to Holot detention center. 

Mutasim Ali, an asylum-seeker from Sudan is leaving his home to appear in district court in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is appealing his "invitation" to Holot detention center. 

 A Sudanese detainee outside of Holot detention center.

A Sudanese detainee outside of Holot detention center.

 A group of detainees finishing up a barbeque in the desert. Many don’t feel like they are being feed well in Holot, so detainees form groups and put their money together in a pot that they use to buy their own food. 

A group of detainees finishing up a barbeque in the desert. Many don’t feel like they are being feed well in Holot, so detainees form groups and put their money together in a pot that they use to buy their own food. 

 Detainees trying to check back into Holot dentation Centre because of a sandstorm outside. 

Detainees trying to check back into Holot dentation Centre because of a sandstorm outside. 

 Adam Ferwa, 24, is from Eritrea, and has been detained in Saharonim Prison for two years, without a hearing or due process. He was transferred to Holot the day before and this was his first day on the outside.

Adam Ferwa, 24, is from Eritrea, and has been detained in Saharonim Prison for two years, without a hearing or due process. He was transferred to Holot the day before and this was his first day on the outside.

 Hamid Hassan, 26 years old has been in detention since the beginning of February of 2014. 

Hamid Hassan, 26 years old has been in detention since the beginning of February of 2014. 

 African asylum-seekers demonstrating the new detention law for African asylum seekers on their way to Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv. 

African asylum-seekers demonstrating the new detention law for African asylum seekers on their way to Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv. 

 The Eritrean Women’s Centre which provides daycare for refugee children in Tel Aviv, they are understaffed and rely almost solely on volunteers.  

The Eritrean Women’s Centre which provides daycare for refugee children in Tel Aviv, they are understaffed and rely almost solely on volunteers.  

 Eritrean Wedding in Haifa, Israel.

Eritrean Wedding in Haifa, Israel.

 Eritrean asylum-seekers sleeping after working 12-hour shifts working in the hotel and restaurant industry. Many Africans live together to cope with the high rents in Tel Aviv.  

Eritrean asylum-seekers sleeping after working 12-hour shifts working in the hotel and restaurant industry. Many Africans live together to cope with the high rents in Tel Aviv.  

 Harnet Solomon is 21 years old and the mother of one daughter. When she was crossing Sinai she was kidnapped and was held hostage for 5 months, were she was routinely raped and tortured. 

Harnet Solomon is 21 years old and the mother of one daughter. When she was crossing Sinai she was kidnapped and was held hostage for 5 months, were she was routinely raped and tortured. 

 A barbershop in Neve Sha'anan; an area in Tel Aviv where African asylum-seekers have opened stores and businesses. 

A barbershop in Neve Sha'anan; an area in Tel Aviv where African asylum-seekers have opened stores and businesses. 

 Boshora Adam with his twin daughters in their home in Tel Aviv.  “The hardest part about raising my children in Israel is that it’s becoming more segregated. On the playground you notice that parents keep their children away from African children, and this worries me for my children’s future.”   

Boshora Adam with his twin daughters in their home in Tel Aviv.  “The hardest part about raising my children in Israel is that it’s becoming more segregated. On the playground you notice that parents keep their children away from African children, and this worries me for my children’s future.”   

 Samravit Solomon, a 24 year-old Eritrean asylum-seeker leaving a birth-day party in Tel Aviv. “Language is power, because as soon as I learned Hebrew, I was able to speak for myself, my family and the Eritrean community in Tel Aviv."

Samravit Solomon, a 24 year-old Eritrean asylum-seeker leaving a birth-day party in Tel Aviv. “Language is power, because as soon as I learned Hebrew, I was able to speak for myself, my family and the Eritrean community in Tel Aviv."

 A Store in Neve Sha'anan, an area in Tel Aviv where African asylum-seekers have opened stores and businesses. 

A Store in Neve Sha'anan, an area in Tel Aviv where African asylum-seekers have opened stores and businesses. 

 Mutasim Ali, an asylum-seeker from Sudan is getting ready in the morning before appearing in court to appeal his invitation to Holot.

Mutasim Ali, an asylum-seeker from Sudan is getting ready in the morning before appearing in court to appeal his invitation to Holot.

 A man sleeping in Levinsky Park next to the Central bus station. When refugees are released into Israeli society they are given a bus ticket to this bus station in Tel Aviv, and it has become a central point for the African community.   

A man sleeping in Levinsky Park next to the Central bus station. When refugees are released into Israeli society they are given a bus ticket to this bus station in Tel Aviv, and it has become a central point for the African community.   

 During an Eritrean community meeting in Levinsky Park. 

During an Eritrean community meeting in Levinsky Park. 

 African asylum-seekers demonstrating the new detention law for African asylum seekers on their way to Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv. 

African asylum-seekers demonstrating the new detention law for African asylum seekers on their way to Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv. 

 Lula, 5 years old, is homeless, along with her mother and sister. They move from place to place depending on others willing to house them. 

Lula, 5 years old, is homeless, along with her mother and sister. They move from place to place depending on others willing to house them. 

 Eritrean worker on the beach in Tel Aviv.

Eritrean worker on the beach in Tel Aviv.

 In the same week that people in Israel honor Holocaust Remembrance Day, a group of African asylum-seekers gathered in Levinsky Park, Tel Aviv for Global Darfur Day to commemorate the ongoing genocide in Darfur.  Israel has yet to recognize a single Sudanese national as a refugee. 

In the same week that people in Israel honor Holocaust Remembrance Day, a group of African asylum-seekers gathered in Levinsky Park, Tel Aviv for Global Darfur Day to commemorate the ongoing genocide in Darfur.  Israel has yet to recognize a single Sudanese national as a refugee. 

 Ahmed Dahiya, 29, is packing to go to Holot detention center. "I have no idea what the future holds for me, one thing I am certain of, is that if I return to Sudan, I face life in prison or death.” Going back to Sudan is not an option for me.”   

Ahmed Dahiya, 29, is packing to go to Holot detention center. "I have no idea what the future holds for me, one thing I am certain of, is that if I return to Sudan, I face life in prison or death.” Going back to Sudan is not an option for me.”

 

 Holot detention center.

Holot detention center.

 Nouraldin, 26 years old has been in Holot since March 9th of 2014. He is a refugee from Sudan, Darfur. “Yesterday was the first time I ever lied to my mother. She asked me where I was, and I told her I was in Tel Aviv and everything is fine."

Nouraldin, 26 years old has been in Holot since March 9th of 2014. He is a refugee from Sudan, Darfur. “Yesterday was the first time I ever lied to my mother. She asked me where I was, and I told her I was in Tel Aviv and everything is fine."

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 Fence between Egypt and Israel, it was built in order to stop the flow of Africans entering into Israel. The government used African workers to construct the fence.
 Mutasim Ali, an asylum-seeker from Sudan is leaving his home to appear in district court in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is appealing his "invitation" to Holot detention center. 
 A Sudanese detainee outside of Holot detention center.
 A group of detainees finishing up a barbeque in the desert. Many don’t feel like they are being feed well in Holot, so detainees form groups and put their money together in a pot that they use to buy their own food. 
 Detainees trying to check back into Holot dentation Centre because of a sandstorm outside. 
 Adam Ferwa, 24, is from Eritrea, and has been detained in Saharonim Prison for two years, without a hearing or due process. He was transferred to Holot the day before and this was his first day on the outside.
 Hamid Hassan, 26 years old has been in detention since the beginning of February of 2014. 
 African asylum-seekers demonstrating the new detention law for African asylum seekers on their way to Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv. 
 The Eritrean Women’s Centre which provides daycare for refugee children in Tel Aviv, they are understaffed and rely almost solely on volunteers.  
 Eritrean Wedding in Haifa, Israel.
 Eritrean asylum-seekers sleeping after working 12-hour shifts working in the hotel and restaurant industry. Many Africans live together to cope with the high rents in Tel Aviv.  
 Harnet Solomon is 21 years old and the mother of one daughter. When she was crossing Sinai she was kidnapped and was held hostage for 5 months, were she was routinely raped and tortured. 
 A barbershop in Neve Sha'anan; an area in Tel Aviv where African asylum-seekers have opened stores and businesses. 
 Boshora Adam with his twin daughters in their home in Tel Aviv.  “The hardest part about raising my children in Israel is that it’s becoming more segregated. On the playground you notice that parents keep their children away from African children, and this worries me for my children’s future.”   
 Samravit Solomon, a 24 year-old Eritrean asylum-seeker leaving a birth-day party in Tel Aviv. “Language is power, because as soon as I learned Hebrew, I was able to speak for myself, my family and the Eritrean community in Tel Aviv."
 A Store in Neve Sha'anan, an area in Tel Aviv where African asylum-seekers have opened stores and businesses. 
 Mutasim Ali, an asylum-seeker from Sudan is getting ready in the morning before appearing in court to appeal his invitation to Holot.
 A man sleeping in Levinsky Park next to the Central bus station. When refugees are released into Israeli society they are given a bus ticket to this bus station in Tel Aviv, and it has become a central point for the African community.   
 During an Eritrean community meeting in Levinsky Park. 
 African asylum-seekers demonstrating the new detention law for African asylum seekers on their way to Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv. 
 Lula, 5 years old, is homeless, along with her mother and sister. They move from place to place depending on others willing to house them. 
 Eritrean worker on the beach in Tel Aviv.
 In the same week that people in Israel honor Holocaust Remembrance Day, a group of African asylum-seekers gathered in Levinsky Park, Tel Aviv for Global Darfur Day to commemorate the ongoing genocide in Darfur.  Israel has yet to recognize a single Sudanese national as a refugee. 
 Ahmed Dahiya, 29, is packing to go to Holot detention center. "I have no idea what the future holds for me, one thing I am certain of, is that if I return to Sudan, I face life in prison or death.” Going back to Sudan is not an option for me.”   
 Holot detention center.
 Nouraldin, 26 years old has been in Holot since March 9th of 2014. He is a refugee from Sudan, Darfur. “Yesterday was the first time I ever lied to my mother. She asked me where I was, and I told her I was in Tel Aviv and everything is fine."

Fence between Egypt and Israel, it was built in order to stop the flow of Africans entering into Israel. The government used African workers to construct the fence.

Mutasim Ali, an asylum-seeker from Sudan is leaving his home to appear in district court in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is appealing his "invitation" to Holot detention center. 

A Sudanese detainee outside of Holot detention center.

A group of detainees finishing up a barbeque in the desert. Many don’t feel like they are being feed well in Holot, so detainees form groups and put their money together in a pot that they use to buy their own food. 

Detainees trying to check back into Holot dentation Centre because of a sandstorm outside. 

Adam Ferwa, 24, is from Eritrea, and has been detained in Saharonim Prison for two years, without a hearing or due process. He was transferred to Holot the day before and this was his first day on the outside.

Hamid Hassan, 26 years old has been in detention since the beginning of February of 2014. 

African asylum-seekers demonstrating the new detention law for African asylum seekers on their way to Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv. 

The Eritrean Women’s Centre which provides daycare for refugee children in Tel Aviv, they are understaffed and rely almost solely on volunteers.  

Eritrean Wedding in Haifa, Israel.

Eritrean asylum-seekers sleeping after working 12-hour shifts working in the hotel and restaurant industry. Many Africans live together to cope with the high rents in Tel Aviv.  

Harnet Solomon is 21 years old and the mother of one daughter. When she was crossing Sinai she was kidnapped and was held hostage for 5 months, were she was routinely raped and tortured. 

A barbershop in Neve Sha'anan; an area in Tel Aviv where African asylum-seekers have opened stores and businesses. 

Boshora Adam with his twin daughters in their home in Tel Aviv.  “The hardest part about raising my children in Israel is that it’s becoming more segregated. On the playground you notice that parents keep their children away from African children, and this worries me for my children’s future.”   

Samravit Solomon, a 24 year-old Eritrean asylum-seeker leaving a birth-day party in Tel Aviv. “Language is power, because as soon as I learned Hebrew, I was able to speak for myself, my family and the Eritrean community in Tel Aviv."

A Store in Neve Sha'anan, an area in Tel Aviv where African asylum-seekers have opened stores and businesses. 

Mutasim Ali, an asylum-seeker from Sudan is getting ready in the morning before appearing in court to appeal his invitation to Holot.

A man sleeping in Levinsky Park next to the Central bus station. When refugees are released into Israeli society they are given a bus ticket to this bus station in Tel Aviv, and it has become a central point for the African community.   

During an Eritrean community meeting in Levinsky Park. 

African asylum-seekers demonstrating the new detention law for African asylum seekers on their way to Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv. 

Lula, 5 years old, is homeless, along with her mother and sister. They move from place to place depending on others willing to house them. 

Eritrean worker on the beach in Tel Aviv.

In the same week that people in Israel honor Holocaust Remembrance Day, a group of African asylum-seekers gathered in Levinsky Park, Tel Aviv for Global Darfur Day to commemorate the ongoing genocide in Darfur.  Israel has yet to recognize a single Sudanese national as a refugee. 

Ahmed Dahiya, 29, is packing to go to Holot detention center. "I have no idea what the future holds for me, one thing I am certain of, is that if I return to Sudan, I face life in prison or death.” Going back to Sudan is not an option for me.”

 

Holot detention center.

Nouraldin, 26 years old has been in Holot since March 9th of 2014. He is a refugee from Sudan, Darfur. “Yesterday was the first time I ever lied to my mother. She asked me where I was, and I told her I was in Tel Aviv and everything is fine."

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