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Military and Security Forces: February 8, 2013

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Four Israeli citizens are being denied the right to visit Israel, see their families and update their documents at the Interior Ministry just because they happen to live in the Gaza Strip, even though the authorities do not deny that the women are citizens. (Haaretz)

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February 8th, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Closed Society: December 27, 2012

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A Palestinian resident of Ramallah was not allowed to send a package from Jerusalem’s central post office, even though he showed his identity card, an official Israeli document, as required. (Haaretz)

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December 27th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Closed Society: December 28, 2011

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Minister of the Interior, Eli Yishai (Shas), asked the Knesset’s Constitution Law and Justice Committee to approve regulations whereby Social Security benefits and voting rights will be denied to a citizen who does not renew his national identity card to the new biometric card.  According to the new regulations, citizens will be required to renew their identity card every 10-15 years.

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