Deportation

Gaza Palestinians still stranded abroad by Egypt's restrictions

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
12 July 2013
Men and boys sleep on suitcases

Palestinians deported from Cairo have no clear idea of when they will be allowed home.

Podcast: Youth in West Bank village under constant attacks by Israeli army, settlers

Mousa Abu Maria talks about the Israeli army’s expanding arrests and detentions of children from Beit Ommar.

Hunger strike marks "turning point" in fight against Israel's deportations, says rights group

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Abeyat
25 April 2013

Samer Issawi has won a pledge to be allowed return to Jerusalem, after refusing Israel’s offers of exile.

Exile in Gaza is not the victory we want for our heroic prisoners

While Ayman Sharawna was forcibly deported to Gaza for ten years in exchange for his release, Samer Issawi issues a statement on deportation showing his refusal of this policy under any circumstances.

Israel coerces Africans to sign "voluntary repatriation" forms

Tel Aviv
13 March 2013

The UN’s refugee agency warns that Eritreans could be ill-treated if sent back home.

Israel denies hunger striker Ayman Sharawna medicine despite "serious deterioration" in health

The health of Palestinian prisoner Ayman Sharawna has seriously deteriorated after 88 days of hunger strike, according to rights groups.

Brothers jailed by US and expelled to Gaza speak out

Joe Catron
Gaza City
26 July 2012
Two brothers who were deported to Gaza from the US despite their stateless status say the government is punishing people for opposing foreign policy.

Israel taking steps to deport solidarity activists while PA defames them

Israel is currently taking concrete steps towards deporting internationals and solidarity activists who reside in the West Bank. Meanwhile, the Palestinian Authority are legitimizing Israel’s deportation efforts by accusing some foreigners of inciting against the PA.

"I have never lived a settled life": Church of the Nativity deportees mark 10 years of exile

Yesterday marked Deported Palestinians’ Day, commemorating the anniversary of the siege of the Church of the Nativity 10 years ago.
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