A petition has been launched in Britain, calling on the government to act to halt the planned deportation of 38,000 Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers.
If you live in the UK you can sign it by clicking here. You will receive an email, asking you to confirm that you have signed it.
If it receives sufficient support, it will be discussed in Parliament.
The text of the petition is below.
Urge Israel to stop the deportation of African refugees to third countries.
We are alarmed by the Israeli Government’s plan of deportation; if not reversed the refugees could face abductions, enslavement, torture, and death trying to reach Europe.
We urge you to sign this petition.
Committee of Eritrean Unity for Justice – UK.
We are urging the UK Government to use its diplomatic clout to persuade the Israeli Government to stop deporting, the refugees and provide them protection under the UN Convention Article 33 (1) “No Contracting State shall expel or return a refugee in any manner whatsoever […]”