Detained pregnant Ghanaian woman to be deported soon - Israeli Ambassador to Ghana
The Israeli Embassy in Accra has stated that the pregnant Ghanaian woman illegally residing in Israel and held in isolation for her refusal to take a Tuberclososis test will soon be deported.
According to her, Israel and Ghana are working to bring the Ghanaian citizen to her country.
A Ghanaian pregnant migrant has been held in isolation for four months in an Israeli prison because she refused to be tested for tuberculosis.
Reports indicate that Josephine Kwabiwaa, 32, said she is afraid of taking the tests [a requirement for all African prisoners], which include x-rays, out of concern that the radiation could affect her pregnancy.
However, her detention is in violation of the World Medical Association and United Nations directives on holding pregnant women in isolation which could severely hurt their physical and mental health and potentially harm the fetus.
Speaking to Starr FM today, January 23 2020, the Israeli Ambassador to Ghana Shani Copper said the illegal Ghanaian migrant will be deported soon
Commenting on the development, Kumbungu MP Ras Mubarak said Israel is violating the rights of the Ghanaian woman