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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

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)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 8th, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Local Government: December 25, 2012

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The State Comptroller’s Report on Local Councils found that the Interior Ministry-appointed council which has been running the municipality of Lod for the past 12 years has been ineffective at all levels of municipal activity and the city’s condition continues to deteriorate. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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December 25th, 2012 at 11:50 am

Closed Society: November 6, 2012

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The Tel-Aviv District Court recently gave a harshly critical ruling against the Interior Ministry, saying that ”the Interior Ministry’s conduct grossly violated its obligations as the agency responsible for determining the nationality” of asylum-seekers. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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November 6th, 2012 at 11:51 pm

Internal Security: June 18, 2012

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Inspectors from the Interior Ministry’s Oz Unit arrested a family of asylum seekers from Africa in its home in Arad, and transferred them to a detention facility in Omer, even though the family is from North Sudan and therefore cannot be deported. (Haaretz)

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June 18th, 2012 at 9:36 pm