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Military and Security Forces: February 4, 2013

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An IDF officer charged with assaulting and badly beating an Israeli Bedouin civilian at a roadblock in December was sentenced to 75 days of military work, demotion and a suspended sentence for two years as part of a plea bargain authorized by the Jaffa military tribunal on Monday. The court banned the release of the defendant’s identity until May this year. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 4th, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Military and Security Forces: February 6, 2012

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The commanding officer of battalion 74 of the tank corps, Lt. Col. Muli Cohen, was removed from his post because he gave a false report to his superiors following an incident in which one of his soldiers was left behind after an operation in the village of Budrus in the West Bank.

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February 6th, 2012 at 2:49 pm

Military and Security: December 24, 2011‎

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The Kastina Military Court convicted an IDF officer who served as a commander in an elite unit for stealing 19 military objects and storing them at a friend’s house in Haifa. The officer was convicted for the theft of mortar shells, a bowie knife, a ceramic vest, seven smoke grenades, secret training materials, machine gun, revolver bullets and more. The court sentenced the officer to a month and a half of army community service and two months of probation. He was also demoted to second lieutenant.

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December 24th, 2011 at 12:12 pm