Archive for the ‘Facebook’ tag
A soldier serving in the Golani Brigade posted a status to his facebook page expressing joy at the deaths of 14 Palestinian pilgrims in a car accident. (Haaretz)
(Hebrew – Haaretz)
The police commissioner dismissed a policeman who posted racist remarks on his Facebook page following the assault of an Arab woman in Jerusalem.
(Hebrew – nrg)
The police followed the Facebook accounts of social activists and leaders of the social protest movement in order to collect evidence against them. (Haaretz)
(Hebrew – Haaretz)
The IDF’s soldiers’ ombudsman, Maj. Gen. (res.) Yitzhak Brick, describes instances in which commanders and staff made use of social networks in order to humiliate soldiers under their command. In one instance, an officer uploaded a picture of her soldier to facebook with the text “whoever wants a cheap fuck here’s the girl for it”.
(Hebrew – Walla!)
A family from Sudan was wrongfully detained prior to deportation in recent days by inspectors of the Population and Immigration Authority and placed in the Saharonim Detention Facility. Only following an appeal to Minister of Interior Eli Yishai by social activists via Facebook was the family released.
(Hebrew - Ynet)
Avi Dor, a resident of Tiberias, claims he was told not to write comments against Tiberias Mayor Zohar Oved on his Facebook wall for 15 days, during police questioning on suspicion of threats against the mayor. A few days earlier Eitan Oved, a Tiberias municipality member, was also questioned after writing an unfavourable status on Facebook about the mayor.
MK Danny Danon (Likud) called on Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein to look into the activities of MK Ahmad Tibi (Ra’am-Ta’al) and to oust him from the Knesset, following a facebook status Tibi posted in which he identified with residents of the Gaza Strip.
(Hebrew - nrg)
A new Facebook game lets users shoot characters portraying Israel Rail employees. The game’s instructions say: “You must fight the evil people who are disrupting the train service”.
(Hebrew - Haaretz)
Eilat police officer has been suspended after he posted on the web a presentation summarizing the attacks in Eilat, with a picture of one of the Arabs killed in the action. According to Southern District Police spokesman, making the presentation was in violation of the directives and guidelines of secrecy.
A movie published on the Internet calls for the assassination of Deputy State Prosecutor for Special Projects, Adv. Shai Nitzan, after he wished to investigate anti-Arab incitement on Facebook. The movie claims that Nitzan does not investigate incitement against Jews but only calls for the murder of Arabs. The movie ends with the slogan “Kahane was right.”