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January 6, 2014 12:30 pm

UN Agency Attacks Israel for Policy on Illegal Immigrants

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Ynet – UNHCR representative in Israel, Walpurga Englbrecht said the new ‘open’ Holot facility is in fact a detention center for all manner and purpose.

“I am particularly disquieted about the purpose of the so-called ‘open’ residence facility in Holot which, in its current form and despite its designation as ‘open’, would appear to operate as a detention center from where there is no release. This means in effect indefinite detention,” Englbrecht said in a statement.

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