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Economy and Society: January 5, 2012‎

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According to Ministry of Health data the hospital occupancy rate in many Israeli hospitals exceeds 100%, with a national average of 107%. Hadassah in Jerusalem reported 142% occupancy, Schneider in Petach Tikva reported 146%. The Rambam hospital commented: “unfortunately, this is not a case of an occasional peak, but a permanent situation.”

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January 5th, 2012 at 11:46 am

Police: May 27, 2011

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A 15.5-years-old Palestinian of Issawiya, who was arrested by Jerusalem police on May 15, was taken shortly after his arrest to Hadassah Hospital. The boy suffered a skull fracture, abdominal rupture and serious injuries in his legs and arms. The boy said he was beaten by the police officers who caught him, which was confirmed by eyewitnesses. Police say he was hit by one shot of a paintball, and then he fell down and was hurt. The minor’s parents received information about his whereabouts only after 26 hours.

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May 27th, 2011 at 4:37 pm