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Internal Security: April 24, 2013

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The police ignored a plea for help from a 16 year old youth who managed to call them while struggling with a 60 year old who attempted to rape him. The police officers even joked with the youth and suggested that he “drink something” with the man.

(Hebrew – Channel 2 news)

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Internal Security: April 18, 2013

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Adi Elsin, 30, an inspector and intelligence coordinator in the Population, Immigration and Border Authority’s Oz enforcement unit, was indicted for allegedly assaulting and extorting Indian labor migrants, and in one case he is suspected of performing indecent acts on a female foreign worker. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

Internal Security: March 18, 2013

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A Border police commander was convicted of committing sex offenses to a policewoman who served under his command.

(Hebrew – mynet)

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March 18th, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Internal Security: March 17, 2013

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The Department for the Investigation of Police officers has filed an indictment against Meir Pappo, Idan Chekov, and Eliran Dvivo, police volunteers who are suspected of committing a series of robberies of businesses belonging to Eritrean citizens in Tel-Aviv’s old central bus station.

(Hebrew – Ministry of Justice)

Internal Security: March 17, 2013

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A petition filed with the Central District Court claims that complaints by prisoners filed with the complaints officer of the Ministry of Internal Security’s ombudsman, are rejected without examination, and then procedures are opened against the prisoners for filing false complaints.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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March 17th, 2013 at 10:51 am

Internal Security: March 12, 2013

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Chief of Police, Yohanan Danino, has instructed the police to file indictments even for petty crimes, and examines the performance of various districts according to the number of indictments filed in them, and not according to their substance.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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March 12th, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Internal Security: March 10, 2013‎

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Two prison guards, Michael Ben David and Shlomi Sevilia, were convicted of attacking a prisoner in their care, Shalom Levi, and sentenced in a bargain plea to two months of community work, a fine and paying NIS 2,000 in compensation to Levi.

(Hebrew)

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March 10th, 2013 at 8:24 am

Internal Security: March 7, 2013‎

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The Police Internal Investigations Unit arrested two police volunteers on suspicion of robbing an Eritrean citizen who owns a business in South Tel Aviv.

(Hebrew)

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March 7th, 2013 at 8:40 pm

Internal Security: March 4, 2013

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The Jerusalem Police has stated that the assault on an Arab woman near the light rail station in the city was racially motivated. According to the Police, the young women suspected of the assault met the woman by chance, asked her if she was an Arab, and when she replied that she was, they assaulted her. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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March 4th, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Internal Security: March 4, 2013

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A police prosecutor assaulted an attorney who approached a courtroom stenographer in order to receive the minutes of the courtroom proceedings.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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March 4th, 2013 at 3:23 pm