Detention of Asylum Seekers in Israel

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Jackman Law Building, 78 Queen's Park Cres., Room J250

Professor Audrey Macklin moderates a discussion with former detainee Osman Ali

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Time: 12:30-2pm
Location: Room J250

A light lunch will be served.

In 2013, Holot was inaugurated as an open-air detention facility for asylum seekers in Israel. Osman Ali, a young man from Darfur, is featured in a 12-minute Amnesty International film entitled “Holot—The Assault on Human Dignity” where he gives a firsthand account of his experiences. Please join us for a screening of the film to learn more about the people affected by the detention system in Israel. We will hear directly from Ali via Skype and find out how he is working to change the system in the face of challenging circumstances.

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