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Internal Security: April 18, 2013

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Adi Elsin, 30, an inspector and intelligence coordinator in the Population, Immigration and Border Authority’s Oz enforcement unit, was indicted for allegedly assaulting and extorting Indian labor migrants, and in one case he is suspected of performing indecent acts on a female foreign worker. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

Closed Society: March 3, 2013

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Data released by the Jerusalem Police District shows that in 2012 there were 56 “Price Tag” attacks, mainly targeting Arabs. In only 12 of the cases were suspects arrested, but charges were not filed against all of them. In comparison, during 2011, 28 “Price Tag” attacks were documented.

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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March 3rd, 2013 at 4:10 pm

Internal Security: March 3, 2013

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An indictment has been filed against Tzipora Samuel, an investigator at the Acre Police station, who is accused of stealing thousands of shekels from suspects she investigated.

(Hebrew – Justice Ministry website)

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March 3rd, 2013 at 10:08 am

Economy and Society: February 18, 2013

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Former Interior Ministry Director-General, Gabi Maimon, will be indicted (pending a hearing), on suspicion of purchasing land plots without meeting the conditions of the tender, instead utilizing straw men and forged documents.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 18th, 2013 at 4:04 pm

Judiciary: February 17, 2013

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An indictment has been filed against Aviva Weinstein, wife of Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein, for employing a foreign laborer in her home. Even though the foreign laborer was employed in a home the Weinstein couple share, the name of the AG does not appear in the indictment. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 17th, 2013 at 4:36 pm

Closed Society: February 12, 2013

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An indictment has been filed against a shuttle driver from Mevaseret Zion who hurled racist remarks at children of Ethiopian origins riding in his shuttle. It is also claimed that he forced them to clean the vehicle.

(Hebrew – mynet)

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February 12th, 2013 at 10:34 am

Closed Society: February 7, 2013

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Prosecutors on Thursday filed indictments against four Beitar Jerusalem fans for yelling various racist slogans, including “death to Arabs.” (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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February 7th, 2013 at 11:58 am

Political: December 30, 2012

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An indictment has been served against Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on suspicion of fraud and breach of trust in the case of the ambassador to Belarus. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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December 30th, 2012 at 12:14 pm

Settlers and Settlements: December 27, 2012

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An indictment for committing hate crimes against Palestinians has been filed against three young residents of West Bank settlements.  The three are accused of involvement in a vehicle torching and spraypainting graffiti near Dahariya, south of Hebron. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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December 27th, 2012 at 1:37 pm

State and Religion: December 24, 2012

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Former chief Sephardi Rabbi Eliahu Bakshi-Doron was indicted for fraudulent receipt of goods or services under aggravated circumstances on Monday for his role in the so-called “rabbis’ file” affair, in which hundreds of security forces officers were ordained as rabbis in order to qualify for a pay raise. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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December 24th, 2012 at 10:04 am