Israel’s secret deportation plan faces biggest challenge yet | +972 Magazine

African asylum seekers and human rights activists protest against deportation in central Jerusalem. February 10, 2018. (Yaniv Nadav/Flash90)

The Israeli government’s plan to deport tens of thousands of African asylum seekers may face its most serious hurdle as the country’s High Court of Justice hears a challenge to the deportation plan, slated to begin in two weeks.

The deportation plan is based on an agreement between Israel and Rwanda, which Israel insists must remain secret and which Rwanda has denied even exists.

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