Sudaneese Refugees (12 images)
Israel's proximity to Sudan's northern neighbour became one of the goals of African asylum-seekers. Israel's own history has inevitably lent an especial resonance to the debate of the policy towards the African refugees, mostly Sudanese. Professor Yehuda Bauer, one of the country's foremost Holocaust scholars, is scornful of Egyptian assurances and has no doubt that Israel has a duty to absorb all the Sudanese refugees. He strongly agrees that the southern Sudanese are also fleeing...