For African migrants, Israel is the land of broken dreams

  • by: DAVID MAC DOUGALL , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 7, 2014 - 3:20 PM

HOLOT DETENTION CAMP, Israel — Tumuzgee Aman fled his native Eritrea three years ago in search of a better life, making his way to Israel after a treacherous journey across Egypt's Sinai desert. But after briefly finding work in a copper mine, his dream came crashing down when Israeli immigration police threw him in jail.

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