Archive for the ‘drugs’ tag
For the first time, the Ministry of Health has admitted that Ethiopian women were widely treated with injections of the long acting contraceptive drug “Depo-Provera” in order to reduce the birth rate among them. (Haaretz)
(Hebrew – Haaretz)
Two brothers from an unrecognized Bedouin village in the Negev confessed to a plan to prepare rockets and shoot them at targets within Israel. An IDF soldier and another man, both Jewish, were arrested on suspicion of supplying the brothers with materiel stolen from the army, in exchange for drugs.
A police investigation is underway on the suspicion that a police intelligence officer from the Safed station tried to incriminate a man with a criminal background by planting a grenade and drugs in his home.
(Hebrew – Hadash BaGalil)
Police detectives were filmed beating Yaakov Hazan, a Netanya resident who was suspect of drug possession, allegedly without any actions on his behalf. According to Hazan, although a complaint was filed to the Internal Affairs Department against the detectives, in the seven months following the complaint, he was not even contacted in order to give testimony on the events.
Residents of the Shuafat neighborhood in Jerusalem claim that ever since the separation barrier was erected near their village there has been no police presence and the neighborhood has become a den of crime and drug trafficking.
Adam Hassar, a prison guard from Ayalon Prison, has been charged with transferring drugs to inmates on five different occasions in return for payment of thousands of shekels.
A suspicion was raised that two policemen from the Central district who arrived to disperse a Swingers Party and to search for drugs, came back later on to the scene on their own initiative, and stole money from one of the offices in the building complex.
A Tel Aviv Magistrate Court released Michael Mor, arrested under suspicion of possession of illegal drugs, after it turned out the powder found in the hotel he was arrested in was not an illegal drug, but coffee whitener. According to Mor’s attorneys, “this is an outrage, since they could have already checked the powder last night, but preferred to keep him under arrest.”
The Central Command Military Tribunal sentenced a soldier in Israel’s army who had his picture taken near a bound Palestinian to five months in prison (Hebrew). The photographs were found in the soldier’s cellphone, after he was arrested due to suspicions of having committed drug-related offenses. The solider, a former fighter in the ultra-orthodox Nahal brigade Netzach Yehuda, had his picture taken while he was pointing his weapon, loaded and cocked, at a Palestinian man. He also photographed two of his friends doing the same thing.