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Comment: Netanyahu's racist, anti-African immigration policies are bringing cheer to white supremacists on both sides of the Atlantic, writes David Sheen.

Israel's cabinet voted to close a migrant detention centre, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced an agreement to deport 40,000 Africans who entered the country illegally.

Only democracy in the Middle East? Far from it

Antony Loewenstein

Only democracy in the Middle East? Far from it

Comment: Free speech is an integral part of any democracy. The legal case against respected Israeli-Canadian reporter and analyst David Sheen lays Israeli hypocrisy to bare, writes Antony Loewenstein.

No saviour: Airlifted Ethiopian Jews face racism in Israel

David Sheen

No saviour: Airlifted Ethiopian Jews face racism in Israel

Comment: Thirty-two years after the airlift that brought them to Israel, Ethiopian emigres are increasingly skeptical of the government's ...

#BlackLivesMatter, Israel and the fight against racism

David Sheen

#BlackLivesMatter, Israel and the fight against racism

Comment: Ethiopians have so far resisted alliances with other minority groups, but Netanyahu’s manipulations may drive them towards it, writes ...

Zak Brophy

Anti-infiltration law keeps Israel's asylum seekers in detention

The Knesset's approval of an amended anti-infiltration bill ensures the country's highest court will be ignored, and the Horot detention facility for asylum seekers in the desert will remain in service.

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