African immigrants in Israel stage protest

Nearly 1,000 illegal African immigrants in Israel staged a march from Holot detention center towards the southern border with Egypt to protest against living conditions in the Holot detention center. The Israeli population and immigration office said that in late 2013 there were 53,646 African immigrants in Israel, 35,987 of whom were Eritrean, 13,249 Sudanese and the remainder from other countries.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 12:05 - GMT 09:05