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  9/9/2012, Elul 22, 5772

Refugee Petition Rejected


President Asher Grunis of the Supreme Court rejected, Sunday afternoon, the petition of the Anu Plitim (We are the refugees) organization on behalf of people seeking entrance to Israel, based on a claim of refugee status. The petition was filed on behalf of 21 Eritreans who spent eight days on the Sinai border before last week's agreement between Israel and Egypt, which saw three Eritreans admitted to Israel and 18 taken by Egypt.

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