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Military and Security Forces: July 13‎‏‎, 2012‎

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Central Command Chief, Maj. Gen. Nitzan Alon, issued a new order allowing inspectors from the Interior Ministry’s enforcement unit, called Oz unit, to remove any foreigners found in the West Bank without a permit, including in area A. This step was struck down in the past by the High Court of Justice, on the grounds that the Interior Ministry inspectors do not have authority in the West Bank.

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July 13th, 2012 at 5:04 pm

Military and Security Forces: 9 December, 2010

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Israeli army forces deployed against demonstration in the West Bank village of Nabi Salah use limited-range gas cannisters, which have been banned by Chief of Central Command Avi Mizrahi after they led to loss of life. (Hebrew)

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December 11th, 2010 at 6:59 pm

Military and Security Forces: 25 August 2010

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Abdallah Abu Rhame, Chair of the Bil’in Grassroots Committee, was convicted of incitement and of organizing illegal demonstrations against the separation wall. Abu Rahme was acquitted of the charges of throwing stoens and possessing weapons materials.

The Yesh Din organization appealed to the Supreme Court demanding to require the Chief Military Prosecutor to initiate a criminal investigation against two soldiers who allegedly shot two Palestinians in the village of Awarta, in the Nablus district. The region was initially declared as an attempt to carry out a “pitchfork attack”, but according to the organization: “military persons admitted that the nature of the incident was not as unequivocal as had been described by the soliders. Two weeks after the incident Central Command Chief Avi Mizrahi admitted that the results of the Awarta incident were ‘difficult’”.