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December 31, 2010



Aren't Israel building a fence/wall to stop the illegal immigration ?



"Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon and Interior Minister Eli Yishai discussed the possibility of sending some of the thousands of illegal African immigrants in Israel to African and European countries that are willing to accept them. Ayalon said he is talking to his European counterparts, but that it is unlikely that such a plan will succeed.

"Illegal immigrants are endangering Israel's existence," Yishai said. "The south of Israel has fallen under siege." Yishai also suggested harsher punishment for Israelis who employ illegal immigrants, and called for Israel to finish a fence along its border with Egypt.

Netanyahu said he is pushing to build a "ground obstacle along the border with Egypt. I don't care which government office does it; what's more important is to start building quickly, and that is what we'll do."


I suppose there must be Bedu and Bedu. When my wife was working in Israel in the 80s she spent some time with them and said she always felt safe.


The slave trade of Africans has been part and parcel of Arab lands for more than a 1,000 years. The only change is the century - from the 8th to the 21st.

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