This article was published on the [Am] Ha'Aretz news site a while ago. But, I am still dumbfounded when I look at it, and strongly believe it to be a significant issue on which to post. This incident has the potential to fly under the radar, all too easily. We cannot let it.
IDF Reserve Refuses To Carry Out Return Of African Refugees To Egypt
Soldiers and officers had heard descriptions from colleagues who regularly serve in the area about abuse of the Africans by Egyptian border policemen.
Anshel Pfeffer, April 22, 2011
Soldiers and officers in a reserve battalion that served on the Egyptian border in recent weeks have told their commanders they will not take part in "immediate return" - the sending back to Egypt of Africans sneaking into Israel. The brigade commander, meanwhile, has confirmed that the battalion will not carry out "immediate return."
The Negev Brigade's elite reconnaissance battalion completed a three-week deployment on the border. Nearly every night, Africans crossed the frontier, mostly Sudanese and Eritreans, and at least one time, Libyans. (Read the entire article...)
What about the abuse of Jews by the Yassa"m (riot police)?? What about the murder of Jews by the so-called Palestinian Authority Police Force??
This is so typical, placing concern for non-Jews over Jews, even in ones own country. Despicable! No other country bends over backwards for illegal immigrants, who are here to take advantage of Israel's co-dependent generosity and naiveté.