Archive for the ‘Internal Security’ tag
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)
The Jerusalem small claims court has ordered the police to pay 7,000 NIS to right-wing activist Itamar Ben-Gvir as compensation for an illegal arrest during a demonstration against the deal with Hamas for the release of Gilad Shalit. Right-wing activist Benzi Gupstein, who was detained but not arrested during the same demonstration, will receive 2,000 NIS in compensation. (Ynetnews)
(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)
Nimrod Fieldman claims that he was detained for questioning by a police officer in whose actions he expressed an interest. According to him, the officer, together with other officers, beat him, electrocuted him with a tazer, and framed him for assaulting a police officer.
(Hebrew – Facebook)
The Shai District Police has filed an indictment against a minor for allegedly assaulting a police officer, even though one of the officers who was an eyewitness of the incident claims there was no assault. The Police retracted the indictment only after a judge forced it to hand over the officer’s disciplinary record, which includes four investigations for violence. (Haaretz)
(Hebrew – Haaretz)
Police intelligence ordered the categorical targeting of all Israeli Arabs joining social protests. This contrasts with the directives regarding Jewish demonstrators, which focus on rioters and anarchists.
A Border Guard who is charged with the killing of a 10 year old boy in the village of Na’alin said in his trial that even though his life was not threatened by stones thrown by Palestinians at his armored car, he returned fire in order not to convey weakness. (Haaretz)
In internal Police papers, the social protests is called “The Social Revolt”.
(Hebrew - Haaretz)
Protesters who were arrested during a Tel-Aviv demonstration were asked by police officers about their sexual orientation.
(Hebrew - Ynet)
The Israel Police’s website placed an article about the State Comptroller report on the Carmel Fire at the head of the page, but the article does not reference any of the failings the Comptroller found in the conduct of the Police.
(Hebrew - Haaretz)
The Police is summoning social activists who participated in last year’s social protests for interrogation, without informing them of the reason for the interrogation. (Ha’aretz)