Seeking asylum in Israel

African migrants protest in front of the United Nations Refugee Agency office demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government Wednesday in Tel Aviv. About 60,000 migrants, mostly from Sudan and Eritrea, have trekked through Egypt and other Muslim countries to reach Israel in recent years. Some are fleeing violence or oppression in their home countries while others are seeking better economic opportunities.
African migrants protest in front of the United Nations Refugee Agency office demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government Wednesday in Tel Aviv. About 60,000 migrants, mostly from Sudan and Eritrea, have trekked through Egypt and other Muslim countries to reach Israel in recent years. Some are fleeing violence or oppression in their home countries while others are seeking better economic opportunities. Oded Balilty/AP Photo

African migrants protest in front of the United Nations Refugee Agency office demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government Wednesday in Tel Aviv. About 60,000 migrants, mostly from Sudan and Eritrea, have trekked through Egypt and other Muslim countries to reach Israel in recent years. Some are fleeing violence or oppression in their home countries while others are seeking better economic opportunities.

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