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Political: April 15, 2012

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Interior Minister Eli Yishai (Shas) said that the intention of aid organizations is to flood the Zionist state with non-Jews.

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April 15th, 2012 at 11:35 pm

Internal Security: April 15, 2012

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Two Israeli left-wing activists were arrested at Ben Gurion Airport while waving flags and calling for the release of Palestinians, while right-wing activists protesting against the left-wing protest nearby were not arrested.

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April 15th, 2012 at 11:28 pm

Political: April 15, 2012

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Right-wing members of the Knesset are planning to table a series of laws to strengthen and expand settlements and outposts when the Knesset reconvenes for its summer session in two weeks. Among the draft laws are the “Regularization Law,” legalizing Jewish settlement on private Palestinian land in Migron and other outposts; the “Natural Expansion Law,” requiring the Minister of Defense to allow settlement expansion as part of natural population growth; and another draft law limiting the times of day at which authorities will be allowed to exercise eviction orders.

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April 15th, 2012 at 11:24 pm

Local Government: April 15, 2012

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The Kiryat Ata municipality started charging non-residents entrance fees into the local park, in order to keep out families from the nearby Arab villages.

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April 15th, 2012 at 11:06 pm

Political: April 15, 2012

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MK Michael Ben Ari (National Union) praised Lieutenant Colonel Shalom Eisner on his Facebook page, after the latter hit an unarmed left-wing activist in the face with his M16 during a protest against Israeli policies in the Jordan Valley.

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April 15th, 2012 at 11:02 pm

Military and Security Forces: April 15, 2012

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Deputy Commander of the Jordan Valley Brigade, Lieutenant Colonel Shalom Eisner,  hit an unarmed left-wing activist in the face with his M16 rifle during a bicycle ride through the Jordan Valley by a group of Palestinians and activists in protest against Israeli occupation policies in the West Bank.

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April 15th, 2012 at 10:52 pm

Settlers and Settlements: April 15, 2012

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Settlers from Bat Ayin threw stones at Palestinian vehicles at the Kfar Etzion intersection.

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April 15th, 2012 at 10:38 pm