Photos: African mother and daughter arrested at Tel Aviv kindergarten

On Sunday morning, inspectors from the Oz immigration unit arrested a mother moments after she brought her daughter to the kindergarten in the Hatikva neighborhood in Tel Aviv. The inspectors then arrested the daughter in the kindergarten. Neither of them had the option of going home to fetch their belongings or to say goodbye to friends and family. Few details are known about this arrest. However, several Israeli refugees and immigrant rights organizations are trying to get more information on where are they being held.

Israeli immigration authorities arrest an African refugee mother in front of her daughter’s kindergarten. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Israeli immigration authorities arrest an African refugee mother in front of her daughter’s kindergarten. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

Kindergarten teachers bring the girl to the immigration authorities. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Kindergarten teachers bring the girl to the immigration authorities. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

A mother and her child are taken away by immigration authorities without the option to go home and retreive belongings or to say goodbye to friends and family. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
A mother and her child are taken away by immigration authorities without the option to go home and retreive belongings or to say goodbye to friends and family. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)