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Military and Security Forces: January 14, 2013

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Border Guard officers were arrested on suspicion that they assaulted two newly graduated fellow officers as part of a hazing ceremony. They are accused of punching, kicking and pepper spraying the graduates. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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January 14th, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Internal Security: January 9, 2013

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Police officers who suspected that Rudy and Ofer Elbaz were trying to break into a home in Bat-Yam ordered the two to strip, even though the brothers identified themselves as the owners of the apartment and produced their IDs to prove it.

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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January 9th, 2013 at 9:37 am

Military and Security Forces: January 6, 2013

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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!)

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January 6th, 2013 at 9:50 am

Internal Security: November 1, 2012

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The owners of the Restobar, a popular restaurant in Jerusalem’s Rehavia neighborhood, have complained about the security arrangements at the Prime Minister’s residence.  According to the owners, the Prime Minister’s security detail conducts humiliating security checks on the restaurant’s customers; poking in their pockets, and questioning them for long periods.

(Hebrew – mynet)

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November 1st, 2012 at 6:01 pm

Internal Security: March 22, 2012

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A Haifa couple, Nataly Halon and Samer Hawwa, have won a court case against the Israel Airports Authority and will be compensated for a humiliating security check at the Eilat airport.  Haifa Magistrates’ Court justice Rachel Hoze determined that the authority’s personnel humiliated the couple, and forced Halon to remain naked for 90 minutes, wearing only her underwear.

(Hebrew - Erev Erev)

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March 22nd, 2012 at 11:55 pm

Military and Security Forces: February 27, 2012

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Palestinian prisoner Hana Shalbi has been on hunger strike ever since she was placed in administrative detention on February 16th.  Shalbi says she was subjected to an embarrassing body search by a male Israeli soldier while being arrested, and that she was assaulted when she resisted arrest.  In addition she describes threats and humiliation during her imprisonment.

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February 27th, 2012 at 10:53 pm

Closed Society: December 29, 2011‎

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Dozens of Haredi men claim they have been assaulted and humiliated by non-religious during the past week.

(Hebrew)

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December 29th, 2011 at 5:21 pm

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Military and Security Forces: 25 March, 2011

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According to a report of Machsom Watch, 52 Palestinians have been arrested in the village of Awarta, near the settlement of Itamar, since the attack in the settlement, and their families do not know their whereabouts since. The report also indicates the soldiers damaged the houses they entered: “they broke furniture, smashed appliances, destroyed valuables, tossed the content of closets around the whole house, and even broke down walls”. The soldiers also humiliated a handicapped Palestinian who lives alone, and ate from the food-stores of Palestinian families.

(Hebrew)

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March 25th, 2011 at 10:37 pm

Military and Security Forces: 16 March, 2011

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Muhammad Aweidat, a student from Tel-Hai College, was humiliated and stripped naked against his religious belief when taking a flight to Eilat.

(Hebrew)

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March 16th, 2011 at 11:41 am