Netanyahu asks if African ‘infiltrators’ can be forcibly removed from Israel

Country
Israel (IL)
Score
9
Source
The Guardian
Time
2018-01-03 (UTC)
ID
10511864

PM reportedly orders study of new proposal as cabinet meet to approve plan to tell migrants to leave or face indefinite jail Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has reportedly asked officials to examine the feasibility of forcibly deporting thousands of African migrants, in the latest escalation of an anti-migrant campaign. According to a report in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz , Netanyahu instructed the national security adviser, Meir Ben Shabbat, to look into forced expulsion as his cabinet met to approve a plan to offer 40,000 people the choice of being deported with a cash payment or being incarcerated indefinitely. Continue reading...