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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

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

Closed Society: March 2, 2013

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The “Afikim” bus company has inaugurated two new bus lines, intended for Palestinian commuters only, in order to reduce the presence of Palestinians on buses which are used by Jews. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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March 2nd, 2013 at 12:58 pm

Closed Society: February 26, 2013

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A group of Jewish women assaulted an Arab woman as she was waiting for the train at a station in the Kiryat Moshe neighborhood of Jerusalem. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – nrg)

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February 26th, 2013 at 11:19 am

Internal Security: February 12, 2013

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Israel Prison Service has begun rehabilitating Jewish security prisoners, but denies the requests for rehabilitation of an Arab-Israeli security prisoner. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 12th, 2013 at 10:39 am

Political: February 7, 2013

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MK Aryeh Deri (Shas) has stated that a law should be enacted requiring every Jewish child to visit Samaria.

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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February 7th, 2013 at 1:59 pm

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Closed Society: February 7, 2013

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An 18 year old Jewish man was arrested by police in Jerusalem on suspicion that he and a friend assaulted Arab taxi drivers with tear gas.

(Hebrew- Haaretz)

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February 7th, 2013 at 11:36 am

Closed Society: January 24, 2013

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Ten 12 year old Arab pupils were assaulted by adult passengers on a bus in Jerusalem.  At first a couple of commuters cursed and spat at the pupils, then a different commuter cursed them. The driver initially refused to get involved and only after a passenger physically assaulted the pupils did he stop the bus and call the police. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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January 24th, 2013 at 9:59 am

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Closed Society: January 20, 2013‎

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Two brothers from an unrecognized Bedouin village in the Negev confessed to a plan to prepare rockets and shoot them at targets within Israel. An IDF soldier and another man, both Jewish, were arrested on suspicion of supplying the brothers with materiel stolen from the army, in exchange for drugs.

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January 20th, 2013 at 2:44 pm

Closed Society: January 15, 2013

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Jews poured paint on a Palestinian owned vehicle which was parked in the Kiryat Moshe neighborhood of Jerusalem.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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January 15th, 2013 at 1:55 pm