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Military and Security Forces: February 12, 2013

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Israeli troops detained Nasser Shiyoukhi, an Associated Press photographer, during West Bank unrest over the weekend, handcuffing him and forcing him to sit on the ground without food or water or access to a bathroom for roughly five hours. (AP)

(Hebrew – HaAyin HaShvi’it)

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February 12th, 2013 at 9:54 am

Internal Security: February 11, 2013

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Border Guard officers in Jerusalem were filmed singing “Muhammad is dead.”

(Hebrew – mynet (with video))

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February 11th, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Military and Security Forces: January 24, 2013

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Four Border Guard officers were charged with abuse after they put a Palestinian, apparently suffering from mental illness, inside a jeep with a dog, threatening to let the dog attack him, and pouring water on him, all because he did not have his identity card with him. The incident occurred at the El-Jib checkpoint, near Givat Ze’ev, north of Jerusalem.

(Hebrew – Mako)

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January 24th, 2013 at 10:05 am

Military and Security Forces: January 14, 2013

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Border Guard officers were arrested on suspicion that they assaulted two newly graduated fellow officers as part of a hazing ceremony. They are accused of punching, kicking and pepper spraying the graduates. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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January 14th, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Internal Security: November 29, 2012

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An indictment has been served against former Border Guards officers Liel Shamir and Ran HaLevi, who are charged with aggravated assault and abuse of power.  They are charged with assaulting a Palestinian, Tysear Gamal, a resident of Hebron, after he honked his car horn at a checkpoint.  When Gamal told the officers he has kidney problems,  the two hit him even harder, specifically in the kidney area. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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November 29th, 2012 at 12:56 pm

Internal Security: October 29, 2012

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The Justice Ministry’s Police Investigation Unit has filed two indictments against three Border Policemen who are accused of violence against Palestinians in two separate cases, and conspiracy to cover up their actions.  Border Policemen Omri Cohen and Danny Abara are accused of attacking a Palestinian who complained about a body search they conducted on him, and of lodging a false report of the incident, claiming the Palestinian man attacked them.  Moshe Lama is charged with breaking the pelvis of a Palestinian labourer. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – News1)

Internal Security: June 6, 2012

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An indictment has been served against three Border Guards who are accused of robbing Arabs, while using their uniforms and weapons to give the appearance of representing a legal authority. (Ynetnews)

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June 6th, 2012 at 9:13 pm

Internal Security: May 31, 2012

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Three Border Guard policemen – Uziel Hanun, Osama al-Sahly, and Reuven Dhokerker are suspected of systematically leaving their base without authorization, and assaulting and robbing Palestinians in Jerusalem. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew - Haaretz)

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May 31st, 2012 at 11:26 pm

Internal Security: May 7, 2012

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A former Border Guard has been sentanced to 54 months in prison after being convicted of stealing weapons and selling them to criminals.

(Hebrew - News1)

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May 7th, 2012 at 11:04 pm

Settlers and Settlements: May 7, 2012

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Settlers from Yitzhar threw stones at a Border Guards jeep which entered the settlement.

(Hebrew - HaKol HaYehudi)

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May 7th, 2012 at 10:04 pm