58 infiltrators to be freed from detention this evening

Following collapse of agreement with Rwanda, 58 infiltrators will be released from Saharonim facility.

Arutz Sheva Staff,

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Fifty-eight infiltrators will be released this evening from the Saharonim detention facility.

These are infiltrators to whom it was proposed a move from Israel to Rwanda but, due to the collapse of the agreement with the country, will be released from the detention facility.

The infiltrators who were released will be able to live and work anywhere except for seven cities: Bnei Brak, Tel Aviv, Petah Tikva, Jerusalem, Eilat, Netanya and Ashdod.

Earlier today, the State submitted to the Supreme Court its response to petitions against the holding of the infiltrators at the Saharonim facility and announced that a special Israeli envoy had left for a third country, apparently Uganda, to determine whether the agreement for the country to accept illegal infiltrators from Israel is still in effect.

"In view of the recent allegations against the third state, and in view of the focus of exclusion in this country only now, a number of factual updates have been required, including by [sending] the Special Envoy to the third country responsible for the matter," the statement said.

"Accordingly, this emissary left this morning for the third country in question, and he is expected to provide answers and updates this evening, and at the latest on Thursday morning."

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit will decide whether the infiltrators still imprisoned in the Saharonim facility will be released according to the update sent by the Special Envoy.

"If the attorney general is not convinced that he has before him all that is necessary to start an involuntary deportation to the third country, the detainees will be released from custody," the statement said.




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