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Internal Security: March 17, 2013

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A petition filed with the Central District Court claims that complaints by prisoners filed with the complaints officer of the Ministry of Internal Security’s ombudsman, are rejected without examination, and then procedures are opened against the prisoners for filing false complaints.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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March 17th, 2013 at 10:51 am

Military and Security Forces: March 6, 2013‎

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A UNICEF report finds that Palestinian children detained by the Israeli military are subject to widespread, systematic ill-treatment that violates international law.

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March 6th, 2013 at 8:06 pm

Military and Security Forces: May 24, 2012

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A soldier jailed in the IDF’s prison #6 claims that the guards abused her and hit her while she was handcuffed.

(Hebrew - Walla)

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May 24th, 2012 at 11:41 pm

Internal Security: January 9, 2012

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Supreme Court Judge Elyakim Rubinstein states in a ruling that the Prisons Authority and the Attorney General are ignoring repeated comments from the Supreme Court about the need to provide rehabilitation services to security prisoners, especially when they are underage Israeli citizens.

(Hebrew)

Internal Security: December 22, 2011‎

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Josh Breiner, a reporter at Walla (a large Israeli news site) witnessed the arrest of Palestinians staying illegaly in Israel. When police noticed that he was taking a video of the event, they detained him for inquiry.

(Hebrew)

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December 22nd, 2011 at 9:19 pm

Internal Security: November 14, 2011

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The Petach Tikva Administrative Court harshly criticized the detention conditions of a disabled prisoner who was forced to use a hole in the ground as a toilet instead of a proper toilet facility.

(Hebrew)

 

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November 14th, 2011 at 11:33 pm

Internal Security: August 16, 2011

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A report by the Office of the Public Defender states that the rights of prisoners are violated consistently. Among other things, prisoners are being shackled as a means of punishment, some are kept in cramped conditions and poor sanitation, and without proper medical treatment.

(Hebrew)

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August 16th, 2011 at 7:27 pm

Internal Security: July 13, 2011

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Police Investigations Department arrested a police officer with a rank of Chief Inspector from Petah Tikva, on suspicion of abuse of detainees by using a TASER electric stun gun, even when they did not resist arrest.

(Hebrew)

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July 13th, 2011 at 11:44 am

Internal Security: July 13, 2011

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A 23 years old man who was arrested in Jerusalem, was left to spend the night in a police patrol car, and did not receive any food or medical care. Magistrate Court sent him to house arrest.

(Hebrew)

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July 13th, 2011 at 11:39 am

Police: May 27, 2011

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A 15.5-years-old Palestinian of Issawiya, who was arrested by Jerusalem police on May 15, was taken shortly after his arrest to Hadassah Hospital. The boy suffered a skull fracture, abdominal rupture and serious injuries in his legs and arms. The boy said he was beaten by the police officers who caught him, which was confirmed by eyewitnesses. Police say he was hit by one shot of a paintball, and then he fell down and was hurt. The minor’s parents received information about his whereabouts only after 26 hours.

(Hebrew)

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May 27th, 2011 at 4:37 pm