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PHOTOS: Asylum seekers report to 'Holot' open prison

Israeli immigration authorities summoned a several dozens asylum seekers to appear at the ‘Holot’ detention center on Sunday; only 12 showed up. According to human rights organizations, over 1,700 African Asylum seekers have received similar summons to arrive at the ‘open prison’ in the coming weeks after they were informed that their current visas have been cancelled.

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Asylum seekers in south Tel Aviv wait on a bus to leave for the ‘Holot’ open prison in Israel’s south, January 26, 2014. (Photo: Keren Manor/Activestills.org) Israeli immigration authorities summoned a several dozens asylum seekers to appear at the ‘Holot’ detention center on Sunday; only 12 showed up. According to human rights organizations, over 1,700 African Asylum seekers have received similar summons to arrive at the ‘open prison’ in the coming weeks after informing them their current visas have been cancelled.

Asylum seekers in south Tel Aviv wait on a bus to leave for the ‘Holot’ open prison in Israel’s south, January 26, 2014. (Photo: Keren Manor/Activestills.org) Israeli immigration authorities summoned a several dozens asylum seekers to appear at the ‘Holot’ detention center on Sunday; only 12 showed up. According to human rights organizations, over 1,700 African Asylum seekers have received similar summons to arrive at the ‘open prison’ in the coming weeks after informing them their current visas have been cancelled.

Israeli immigration authorities process African asylum seekers who received summons to present themselves at the ‘Holot’ open prison, January 26, 2014. (Photo: Keren Manor/Activestills.org) Israeli immigration authorities summoned a several dozens asylum seekers to appear at the ‘Holot’ detention center on Sunday; only 12 showed up. According to human rights organizations, over 1,700 African Asylum seekers have received similar summons to arrive at the ‘open prison’ in the coming weeks after informing them their current visas have been cancelled.

Israeli immigration authorities process African asylum seekers who received summons to present themselves at the ‘Holot’ open prison, January 26, 2014. (Photo: Keren Manor/Activestills.org) Israeli immigration authorities summoned a several dozens asylum seekers to appear at the ‘Holot’ detention center on Sunday; only 12 showed up. According to human rights organizations, over 1,700 African Asylum seekers have received similar summons to arrive at the ‘open prison’ in the coming weeks after informing them their current visas have been cancelled.

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