Israel’s New Scapegoat

In Israel’s latest affront against Eritrean and Sudanese refugees, a draft amendment to the anti-infiltrator law that criminalizes wire transfers was passed. “Reducing the economic incentive is an effective tool to deal with the phenomenon of infiltration,” the Justice Ministry claimed. Under the bill, migrants caught wiring funds can be imprisoned for 6 months or pay a fine of approximately $7,400. … [Read more]