Thousands of Africans have fled to Israel, seeking asylum from repressive regimes. Instead of offering safe harbor, the government has done everything it can to force them out, including secretly funneling them into the hands of human traffickers. What does it mean when there’s no safety in the land of last refuge?
Police from four countries joined forces to bring down a notorious human smuggler. Here's how they blew the operation—and why the crackdown on immigration is making things worse.