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28 Apr 2018 description
report EastAfrican

In Summary

  • Tel Aviv says it has dropped its months-long plans to expel thousands of migrants who cross into the country through Egypt’s Sinai desert.
  • The move is said to have been taken after Uganda, which had indicated a willingness to take in 500 of them, “took too long” in acceding to Tel Aviv’s request.
  • Zambia and two other African countries are on Israel’s radar in its new plan for voluntary deportations.

By ALLAN OLINGO

23 Nov 2001 description
report UN News Service

A United Nations expert panel today completed its review of efforts by Zambia and Israel to implement a key international treaty against torture, recommending that both countries improve certain procedures to be more in line with the accord's provisions.