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Closed Society: May 31, 2012

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Minister of Interior Eli Yishai (Shas), claimed that many women were raped in Tel-Aviv “but do not complain out of fear of being stigmatized as having contracted AIDS.” (Haaretz)

(Hebrew - Haaretz)

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May 31st, 2012 at 11:38 pm

Closed Society: May 31, 2012

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An indictment has been served in the Tel-Aviv Juvenile Court against eleven minors who are charged with assaulting foreign nationals in Tel-Aviv.  According to the indictment, the accused organized in order to commit violent acts against the foreign nationals, based on their ethnic and national background. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew - Walla)

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May 31st, 2012 at 11:36 pm

Closed Society: May 30, 2012

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A young Ethiopian man was assaulted by right-wing demonstrators in south Tel-Aviv after they mistook him for a foreign national. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew - Ynet)

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May 30th, 2012 at 11:49 pm

Closed Society: May 16, 2012

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Minister of Interior Eli Yishai (Shas) said in response to several crimes in which foreign nationals were involved that “infiltrators – all infiltrators, without exceptions – must be placed in prison or a holding facility.  Most of them, I suspect, are involved in criminal activities.  But whenever I say such a thing, I am attacked”.

(Hebrew - Walla)

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May 16th, 2012 at 11:59 am