Rwanda, Sudanese, Uganda discussed on World

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Have and through your research you realize there are other people like him but they are being sent the to other countries right so there are two main groups of asylumseekers who made their way to israel um he had the air trans but then also cohort of sudanese of especially survivors of the genocide in dark were so the air trans are sent to rwanda in the sudanese are sent to uganda and and you've honda when the sudanese arrive there being faced the exact same system he said they're being encouraged to either go to south sudan or even back to sudan itself on which can be incredibly dangerous from any of them as their know escapees of of a genocide some of them are seen as political enemies of the regimes still in khartoum so long derby what the a risk by by the system so in all your reporting you found a whole bunch of africans who have been through this process in slight variations but but essentially the same thing what is the evidence that this is an organized program and the israeli government knows about it so that's the real crux of the issue um i spoke to officials in israel rwanda and uganda an in all of them deny any knowledge of this system existing but i also managed to track down as some people who were involved in the process of pressuring the african asylumseekers to leave uganda on including one man seem to have been hired by the ministry of internal affairs in uganda in documentation tonight that up for helping encourage the sudanese refugees to leave the country he helped organize their flights you either south sudan or sudan on and he was adamant that there was highlevel government involvement in that this process as basically could did exist did without ugandan officials not just being aware of it but also participating in it the question of israeli complicity is a little bit more difficult to nail down but these reports have now filtered back to the israeli administration they're they're aware of these claims and they really near they claim that they've investigated them but.

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