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Internal Security: March 12, 2013

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Chief of Police, Yohanan Danino, has instructed the police to file indictments even for petty crimes, and examines the performance of various districts according to the number of indictments filed in them, and not according to their substance.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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March 12th, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Political: March 9, 2013

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The Ministry of Education has filed indictments against five couples, who are accused of violating the compulsory education law, because they chose to send their children to an Arab-Jewish Waldorf school which did not receive proper accreditation. It should be noted that the prosecution of parents whose children attend a school unrecognized by the Education Ministry is a fairly common occurrence. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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March 9th, 2013 at 2:49 pm

Closed Society: March 3, 2013‎

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According to police data, 56 “price tag” incidents took place across Jerusalem in 2012, mainly targeting Arabs and Arab-owned property. Suspect were detainedin only 12 of the cases, and not all of them were indicted. In 2011 police recorded only 28 “price tag” incidents.

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March 3rd, 2013 at 11:15 pm

Internal Security: March 3, 2013

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The Tel-Aviv Magistrate’s Court criticized the handling by the police of indictments against social justice activists, saying  that in light of the number of indictments which are cancelled, it might be a case of making a mountain out of a molehill. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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March 3rd, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Local Government: February 18, 2013

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Many mayors continue to serve in their positions despite ongoing criminal proceedings being held against them. Among such mayors are Ramat-Gan Mayor Zvi Bar, Ramat-HaSharon Mayor, Yitzhak Rochberger, Petach-Tikva Mayor, Yitzhak Ochayon, and Bat-Yam Mayor, Shlomi Lahiani. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 18th, 2013 at 3:52 pm