Haaretz: 25,000 Protest in Tel Aviv Against Israel’s Asylum Seeker Deportation Plan

Some 25,000 people participated in a rally against the deportation African asylum seekers in Tel Aviv’s Rabin on Saturday evening. The demonstrators carried signs and chanted slogans such as “There is no difference between our blood and their blood because we are all human beings.”

The deportations to Rwanda and Uganda were scheduled to begin in a week’s time, on April 1, but the High Court of Justice has suspended them until it rules on a petition it is hearing against expelling the asylum seekers. The government is scheduled to file its response to the petition on Monday.

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