Thursday, February 8, members of Knesset from the MERETZ party mossi Times and Michal Rozin came to Rwanda to see what will happen in this country of illegal immigrants expelled from Israel. Israeli parliamentarians also intend to visit Uganda.
Michal Rozin, in his Twitter called this a four-day visit «extraordinary». Representatives of MERETZ does not hide the fact that they decided to visit these two African countries to demonstrate human rights organizations and civic leaders, the failure of the Israeli government in solving the refugee problem.
«Instead of allowing them to properly file a request for asylum, instead of to consider these requests in accordance with international standards, instead of disclose the contract «with third countries», the government brought the sword over the heads of the refugees and decided to proceed with deportation,» writes rosin in his blog.
MOSI Times published a «tweet» about what they already met with the Sudanese who left Israel a few years ago. «They still have no official status, no papers, no job, and they can’t even live in a refugee camp,» he writes.
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri in his Twitter wrote that the visit of deputies from MERETZ was paid by Germany. «You can on my behalf to tell Germany that Israel did not object to send illegals instead of Rwanda in Berlin.»
Note that the previous evening two Israeli television station aired stories on Rwanda. The journalist of the 10th channel (14-button) Maya Aidan met some of the refugees from Sudan and Eritrea, to ask them about life in this new country.
30-year-old Eritrean Goitom in Israel, lived on the street and Lewinsky worked as a janitor. Four years ago, he received monetary compensation and voluntarily moved from tel Aviv to Rwanda. He says that even at the airport in Kigali, he took documents that he still has not received. He says that none of these Israel and Rwanda promises were fulfilled. He has no documents and is out of work.
Another Eritrean, who managed to find the journalist, complained about the lack of work in Rwanda. The money that was received from the government of Israel, it is long over. According to him, many of who left Israel Africans again went in search of a better life through Libya to Europe.
The journalist of TV channel «13Решет» Gilad Shalmor, while in Kigali, said the capital of Rwanda looks well-groomed and safe. According to him, life being expelled from Israel illegals are in no danger. However, in Rwanda there is a high unemployment rate. And coming here immigrants from Eritrea and Sudan will be difficult to find a job.
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