Tag Archives: Asaf Weitzen

  • Leading Sudanese Refugee Activist Granted Asylum

    30 June 2016

    After seven years of legal appeals, Mutasim Ali has become the first Sudanese asylum seeker to obtain refugee status in Israel.

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  • 138 Asylum Seekers to be Released

    19 November 2014

    Following two years of detention, 138 African asylum seekers will finally be released.

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  • Landmark Ruling on Refugees in Israel

    17 September 2013

    Asaf Weitzen, 34, is a lawyer with Hotline for Refugees and Migrants, one of the petitioners in the historic Supreme Court case challenging the Anti-Infiltration Law, which incarcerated more than 2000 African refugees without due process or recourse to the possibility of asylum. Following the verdict, NIF spoke to him to get his reaction to the landmark victory.

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