Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

The Washington Post commissioned me to photograph for a story about Israeli government policy regarding African migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. Read the story online

Author: William Booth

Photo Editor: Jade-Snow Joachim

Photo Caption: African migrants are seen carrying food and supplies outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015. 

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

African migrants are seen outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

Mutasim Ali, an African migrant from Sudan is seen talking on his mobile phone outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

An African migrant is seen outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

An African migrant is seen carrying a sun umbrella which outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants


An African migrant is seen outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

African migrants are seen inside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held through the fences which surround the detention center, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

Aman Beyene, an African migrant from Eritrea poses for a photograph outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

African migrants are seen outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

African migrants are seen outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

Notes describing the threats which face immigrants and asylum seekers in different countries and regions are attached to a map of the world which hangs on a wall at the offices of Hotline for Migrant Workers, an Israeli NGO, in Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants
Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

The Washington Post commissioned me to photograph for a story about Israeli government policy regarding African migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. Read the story online

Author: William Booth

Photo Editor: Jade-Snow Joachim

Photo Caption: African migrants are seen carrying food and supplies outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015. 

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

African migrants are seen outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

Mutasim Ali, an African migrant from Sudan is seen talking on his mobile phone outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

An African migrant is seen outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

An African migrant is seen carrying a sun umbrella which outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants


An African migrant is seen outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

African migrants are seen inside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held through the fences which surround the detention center, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

Aman Beyene, an African migrant from Eritrea poses for a photograph outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

African migrants are seen outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

African migrants are seen outside Holot detention center, where African migrants are being held, in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on May 4, 2015.

Commissions - The Washington Post - Israeli Government Policy on African Migrants

Notes describing the threats which face immigrants and asylum seekers in different countries and regions are attached to a map of the world which hangs on a wall at the offices of Hotline for Migrant Workers, an Israeli NGO, in Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 4, 2015.

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