FEATURE-No easy way out for African migrants in Israeli desert detention

By Reuters | Fri, 14 Feb 2014 07:01 AM

* Some 400 Sudanese and Eritreans in "open" detention centre

* Israel sees African migrants as illegal job-seekers

* Seeking asylum, they can be held indefinitely under law

By Allyn Fisher-Ilan

HOLOT, Israel, Feb 14 (Reuters) - A compound of one-storey buildings deep in the southern Israeli desert is now home to some 400 African migrants who face the prospect of being held in custody ...

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