United Nations Urges Israel To 'Reconsider' Cancelled Migrant Deal
04 April, 2018, 01:13 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
"It is sad, troubling and even a little scary that decisions are made that way", Gabbay said.
Gabbay criticized the sudden turnaround on Army Radio on Tuesday questioning if defense decisions are made the same way.
Commenting on the situation, Education Minister Naftali Bennett expressed satisfaction with Israel's suspension of the United Nations deal, but, he emphasized, 'that is not enough.
By late Monday evening, Netanyahu wroteon Facebook that he was suspending implementation of the agreement for the time being.
Netanyahu's critics seized on his backtracking on the arrangement - under which thousands of other migrants would have won the right to remain in Israel - as a sign of political weakness.
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The fate of some 37,000 Africans in Israel has posed a moral dilemma for a state founded as a haven for Jews from persecution and a national home.
Israel said it reached an "unprecedented understandings" with the U.N.in which Israel will send more than 16,000 migrants to various Western countries willing to absorb them. But in the hours that followed the announcement he faced growing calls on social and mainstream media to abolish the deal.
After the deluge of criticism, the premier said yesterday that the deal was being cancelled outright after having held discussions on it.
Netanyahu said he had listened "attentively many comments on the agreement, and (.) after reassessing its advantages and disadvantages I chose to cancel it".
In a joint statement, Israeli human rights groups condemned the decision to cancel the agreement, accusing Netanyahu of playing "political games". Sharren Haskel is a member of parliament for the governing Likud party.
Smaller protests have continued since, with thousands expected to take to the streets again on Friday. Rwanda, along with Uganda, had repeatedly denied getting into an agreement with Israel-even though both said they would welcome migrants if they arrived.
The agreement was created to end the possibility of forced deportations of thousands of migrants to Rwanda under a controversial plan put forward by Netanyahu in January.
In January, Netanyahu announced a "mission" to expel all illegal African migrants from the country. Veteran residents of the working-class area, where the migrant population is concentrated, had felt slighted by the deal.
As the migrants could face danger or imprisonment if returned to their homelands, Israel offered to relocate them to an unnamed African country, which deportees and aid workers said was Rwanda or Uganda.
The Supreme Court froze the deportations in mid-March in response to a petition.
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