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Israel and Palestinian Occupied Territories: New testimonies show Israeli deportations putting Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers at risk in Uganda

, Index number: MDE 15/8225/2018

Israel has continued to deport Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers to Uganda until at least January 2018, Amnesty International revealed today, despite statements by the Ugandan government that no agreement had been in place with Israel to receive them. New research by the organization shows that, once in Uganda, deported asylum seekers have not received papers, are without legal protection and remain vulnerable to exploitation, despite written assurances from Israel they would be protected.

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