Holot Detention center

African asylum seekers protest outside Holot detention centre...epa04085006 An African asylum seeker covers himself with a blanket as dawn breaks during the second day of protest of asylums seekers outside the Holot Detention center in the Negev desert, Israel, early 18 February 2014. Several hundred Asylum seekers came from Tel Aviv to protest and sleep outside the prison against Israel's refusal to grant them refugee status and the opening of the detention centre itself.  EPA/OLIVER WEIKEN

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An African asylum seeker covers himself with a blanket as dawn breaks during the second day of protest outside the Holot detention centre in the Negev desert, Israel. Several hundred asylum seekers came from Tel Aviv to demonstrate against Israel’s refusal to grant them refugee status.