An African migrant takes part in a protest opposite the Knesset. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters Around 10,000 African refugees have taken their protest to the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem on the fourth consecutive day of demonstrations and strikes against harsh detention laws, and to demand the authorities consider their

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African migrants protest against Israel's new open-ended detention law Demonstrations in Tel Aviv prompt rare and strongly worded condemnation of policy by UN high commissioner for refugees Thousands of African migrants, many holding banners demanding freedom for compatriots jailed by Israel, have staged a protest in Tel Aviv

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PRESS RELEASE “NOVEMBER 3RD  DECLARED DAY OF MOURNING FOR VICTIMS OF LAMPEDUSA TRAGEDY BY AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT PRESS RELEASE NO 184/2013” The Eritrean National Council for Democratic Change (EN4CDC) welcomes the important symbolic act of the African Union in designating 3 November as a Continental

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November 3rd Declared Day of Mourning for Victims of Lampedusa Tragedy by African Heads of State and Government November 3rd Declared Day of Mourning for Victims of Lampedusa Tragedy by African Heads of State and Government Addis Ababa, 21 October 2013 - November 3 has been declared

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Unknown child was among over 300 asylum-seekers who drowned when their boat caught fire and sank Dozens of coffins buried in vaults in Sicily despite Italian Prime Minister's promise to hold a state funeral for the victims A tiny coffin with a teddy bear fixed poignantly to

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