Israeli immigration officers take south Sudanese migrants from their apartment in the southern Israeli city of Eilat to a detention camp before their expulsion, on June 12, 2012. (Getty Images)
Knesset Member Miri Regev — a member of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Likud Party — called the refugees “a cancer in our body” and Danny Danon — also a Likud Knesset Member — wrote on his Facebook page referring to the Africans as “infiltrators”. Interior Minister Eli Yishai said the African asylum seekers threaten “the Zionist dream,” adding, “Jobs will root them here.”
This is sick.