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Settlers and Settlements: April 30, 2013

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Five students from Jerusalem Yeshiva “Merkaz HaRav” assaulted two police detectives and sprayed them with tear gas while they were walking by the Yeshiva and talking among themselves in Arabic. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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April 30th, 2013 at 9:27 am

Internal Security: April 24, 2013

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The police ignored a plea for help from a 16 year old youth who managed to call them while struggling with a 60 year old who attempted to rape him. The police officers even joked with the youth and suggested that he “drink something” with the man.

(Hebrew – Channel 2 news)

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April 24th, 2013 at 8:26 am

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Closed Society: April 4, 2013

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Jerusalem District Police Commander, Major General Yossi Pariente, informed members of the Women of the Wall group that from now on they will be forbidden from saying the Kaddish at the Western Wall – in addition to the prohibitions on wrapping themselves in a Tallit and reading the Torah. (Jerusalem Post)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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April 4th, 2013 at 2:53 pm

Settlers and Settlements: March 19, 2013

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The Judea and Samaria District police recommend charges against Yitzhak Nir, a Jewish settler from Beit Hagai, suspected of selling goats that were stolen from a Palestinian man, Yousef Hersh, a resident of Yatta in the South Hebron Hills. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

Internal Security: March 17, 2013

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The Department for the Investigation of Police officers has filed an indictment against Meir Pappo, Idan Chekov, and Eliran Dvivo, police volunteers who are suspected of committing a series of robberies of businesses belonging to Eritrean citizens in Tel-Aviv’s old central bus station.

(Hebrew – Ministry of Justice)

Settlers and Settlements: March 13, 2013

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Settlers from the outpost Ramat Migron assaulted Palestinians who were cultivating land located in the outpost. According to non-profit “Honenu”, police officers who were called to the scene arrested and assaulted a pregnant settler from the outpost. (Arutz 7)

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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March 13th, 2013 at 10:43 am

Internal Security: March 12, 2013

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Chief of Police, Yohanan Danino, has instructed the police to file indictments even for petty crimes, and examines the performance of various districts according to the number of indictments filed in them, and not according to their substance.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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March 12th, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Closed Society: March 10, 2013

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Three 14 year old boys from Nazareth Illit who demanded that an Arab resident leave the neighborhood and then spat at her, have apologized for their actions and pledged to join police community service activities.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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March 10th, 2013 at 2:45 pm

Closed Society: March 5, 2013‎

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Tal Samo is suing the police for damages following his arrest for waiving an Israeli flag at a demonstration against the IDF attack on Gaza in 2009.

(Hebrew)

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March 5th, 2013 at 7:39 pm

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