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    Fourth Day of Protests by African Migrants in Israeli
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    January 08, 2014 8:56 PM
    Several thousand African migrants in Israel demonstrated Wednesday for a fourth day against a new law that allows authorities to detain indefinitely those without valid visas. The migrants say they are political refugees, but the government says they are economic migrants. VOA’s Scott Bobb reports from Jerusalem.

    Fourth Day of Protests by African Migrants in Israel

    Published January 08, 2014

    Several thousand African migrants in Israel demonstrated Wednesday for a fourth day against a new law that allows authorities to detain indefinitely those without valid visas. The migrants say they are political refugees, but the government says they are economic migrants. VOA’s Scott Bobb reports from Jerusalem.


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