Hundreds of Sudanese asylum seekers marked International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and marched from Tel-Aviv to Ramat-Gan (Photo: Activestills)

Sudanese Refugees Protest Gender Violence in Darfur

On Tuesday, November 25, hundreds of Sudanese asylum seekers marked International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women by demonstrating in Tel-Aviv against the European Union’s lack of action towards Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. This protest comes in the wake of the mass rape of hundreds of women and girls in Darfur by al-Bashir’s…

CPI: A letter in solidarity with the Sudanese CP and people

We, at the Communist Party of Israel, have been following with great concern and fury the ongoing repression and wrongdoings by Albashir’s government in Sudan: from the outrageous price increases which only exacerbate the dire situation of the Sudanese people, already burned out by extreme poverty; through the mass repression and detentions of opposition leaders…

Secret deportation of Sudanese migrants

News that Israel has deported secretly more than 1,000 Sudanese migrants and refugees via a third country sparked an outcry Tuesday among human rights activists. MK Dov Khenin (Hadash) calling for them to be halted immediately. MK Khenin also asked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to investigate who ordered the repatriation in the first place. Sudan…

Rights groups slam plan to detain Sudanese refugees

Human rights groups slam Interior Minister Eli Yishai’s (Shas) plan to detain Sudanese refugees. According to the plan they will be placed in detention camps beginning October 15. In several interviews, Yishai said that he had instructed the Population and Immigration Authority to “begin arresting Eritrean and north Sudanese nationals” in the coming weeks. On…

Thousands of Palestinians attend the funeral of the Abu Hatab family in Gaza City. Eight children and two women were killed in the three-store building in the Shati refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip, which collapsed following an Israeli airstrike, May 15, 2021.

Communist & Workers’ Parties Deplore Continued Gaza Bloodshed

The undersigned communist and workers’ parties strongly and unequivocally condemn Israel’s aggression being meted out against Palestinians in Jerusalem – as well as the continued military bombardment of Gaza, which has resulted in the killing of scores of Palestinian civilians and the maiming of hundreds more, among them children. Israel’s brazen violation of international humanitarian…