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Military and Security Forces: February 12, 2012

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Brigadier General Aharon Haliva, commander of the Reserve Division 98, accused his subordinates of participating in the social justice protests in the summer. “Now we haven’t got money for more missiles” he said to them.

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February 12th, 2012 at 12:04 am

Military and Security Forces: January 29, 2012

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A Navy officer who made sexist remarks to female cadets has been convicted in the framework of a plea bargain of conduct unbecoming an officer rather than sexual harassment, and has been sentenced to only two weeks of detention.

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January 29th, 2012 at 9:55 pm

Military and Security Forces: January 4, 2012

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An IDF officer exaggerated information in court in order to convince it to reverse a lower court’s decision to release right-wing activists who broke through the fence on the Jordanian border last month.

 

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January 4th, 2012 at 9:08 pm

Military and Security: December 24, 2011‎

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The Kastina Military Court convicted an IDF officer who served as a commander in an elite unit for stealing 19 military objects and storing them at a friend’s house in Haifa. The officer was convicted for the theft of mortar shells, a bowie knife, a ceramic vest, seven smoke grenades, secret training materials, machine gun, revolver bullets and more. The court sentenced the officer to a month and a half of army community service and two months of probation. He was also demoted to second lieutenant.

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December 24th, 2011 at 12:12 pm

Military and Security Forces: December 22, 2011‎

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According to IDF soldiers their commanding officers refused to let them go on leave unless they donate blood.

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December 22nd, 2011 at 9:24 pm