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Political: March 5, 2013

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Police is investigating a suspicion that two candidates in the Labor party primaries were involved in buying votes from “voter contractors”. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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March 5th, 2013 at 3:27 pm

Political: December 6, 2012

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Labor party chairperson, Shelly Yechimovich, asked the party to approve a change in its regulations in order to prevent the advancement of Yariv Oppenheimer to a feasible slot in the party’s roster, following Amir Peretz’s move from Labor to HaTnua. (Haaretz)

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December 6th, 2012 at 11:53 am

Military and Security Forces: December 4, 2011

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The Minister of Defence, Ehud Barak, turned to Labor Party Chairwoman, MK Shelly Yechimovich, and faction chairman, MK Eitan Cabel, asking them to withdraw their party’s no-confidence motion on the dignity of women in the Israel Defense Forces and lack of implementation of recommendations of the Segev report on integrating women in the IDF, claiming the motion would harm the IDF and its commanders.

(Hebrew)

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December 4th, 2011 at 1:02 pm

Political: November 8, 2011

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Knesset Member Amir Peretz (Avoda) said during a faction meeting in memory of Yitzhak Rabin, that ”Yigal Amir (Rabin’s assassin) should be eliminated by targeted killing”.

(Hebrew)

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November 8th, 2011 at 11:20 pm

Political: September 7, 2011

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State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss, decided to ”thoroughly” check the conduct of the Labor Party, after its leaders had failed until today to provide him with the voters list, in violation of the law. According to the Parties Law, the Labor Party was to deliver the complete voters list to the Comptroller at least 20 days before the election.

(Hebrew)

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September 7th, 2011 at 12:53 pm

Political: August 31, 2011

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Member of Knesset Yitzhak Herzog, a candidate for head of Labor Party, told students during a visit to two schools, that ”it is important that many of you will come to the protest demonstration on Saturday, even if it will make you miss school time on the following day.”

(Hebrew)

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August 31st, 2011 at 12:42 pm

Political: June 23, 2011

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Amram Mitzna said about his opponent in the Primary elections of the Labor Party, Amir Peretz: “Peretz came from another country, he brings clans”.

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June 23rd, 2011 at 10:35 am

Political: 16 January, 2011

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The municipal legal advisor of Tel-Aviv, Atty. Uzi Salman, is checking whether the management of the Eretz Israel Museum went against the instructions of the Attorney General when it rented a space for a political conference of the Labor Party. Museum management claims there is no legal problem with renting space for the conference of a legitimate party sitting in Knesset, but the museum refused to rent the same space for a conference of the Hadash and City For All parties.

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January 16th, 2011 at 6:11 pm

Political: 7 December, 2010

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Avishay Braverman, Minister for Minority Affairs, claimed at a Labor Party meeting that he had been muzzled after media was removed from the meeting immediately after the speech by party chair and Minister of Defense, Ehud Barak, and before Braverman’s speech. (Hebrew)

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December 11th, 2010 at 5:32 pm