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Closed Society: April 1, 2012

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Nazem Abu-Salim Scaffa, who is the Imam for the Shihab al-Din mosque in Nazareth, was convicted in the Nazareth Magistrate Court on accounts of violence incitement, terrorism and supporting a terrorist organization.

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April 1st, 2012 at 10:44 pm

Judiciary: December 23, 2011

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A complaint presented to Chief Justice of the Jerusalem Magistrate Court, Justice Shulie Dotan, alleges that one of the court’s justices, Shimon Shtein, delegated authority to a court recorder, who held legal hearings on his behalf.    Even though Shtein was absent from the court room in several cases he still signed his name to court decisions.

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December 23rd, 2011 at 12:26 pm

Police: 29 April, 2011

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A Tel Aviv Magistrate Court released Michael Mor, arrested under suspicion of possession of illegal drugs, after it turned out the powder found in the hotel he was arrested in was not an illegal drug, but coffee whitener. According to Mor’s attorneys, “this is an outrage, since they could have already checked the powder last night, but preferred to keep him under arrest.”

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April 29th, 2011 at 7:18 pm