Israel frees hundreds of migrants from desert facility

African migrants pour out of the Holot Detention Centre in Israel's Negev desert after their release on August 25, 2015Israel released hundreds of African migrants from a desert detention centre Tuesday after a court order, but asylum seekers were left with few options after being barred from two cities. Detainees leaving the facility waited at bus stops for rides and wondered where they would live after being banned from Tel Aviv and Eilat, where African migrant communities have sprung up. One man said he was leaving the Holot Detention Centre with just $17 and a sandwich.

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