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Judiciary: January 7, 2013

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The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court dismissed an indictment against a right-wing activist for assaulting a police officer, after it was found that right-wing activist Nadia Matar, who organized the demonstration in which the incident allegedly occured, was not charged even though she allegedly commited more serious offences. The court ruled that there was selective enforcement by the State Attorney’s Office.

(Hebrew – Ynet)

Closed Society: December 31, 2012

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After it was reported that an 83 year old woman was raped by an Eritrean asylum seeker, dozens of right-wing activists and residents of southern Tel-Aviv held a demonstration demanding that the state expel African migrants and left-wing activists. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew- Walla!)

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December 31st, 2012 at 2:57 pm

Internal Security: December 21, 2012

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The Jerusalem District Court has released three right-wing activist to house arrest due to the failure of the police to file indictments in their case in a timely fashion.  The three are suspected of vandalizing mosques in the West Bank.

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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December 21st, 2012 at 1:51 pm

Settlers and Settlements: June 11, 2012

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Extreme right-wing activists have recently been spreading pamphlets near Givat HaUlpana, a neighborhood in the settlement of Beit El calling for “price tag” attacks against the IDF in an attempt to delay the eviction of five buildings in the neighborhood.

(Hebrew - Galatz)

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June 11th, 2012 at 9:27 pm

Closed Society: May 30, 2012

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A young Ethiopian man was assaulted by right-wing demonstrators in south Tel-Aviv after they mistook him for a foreign national. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew - Ynet)

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May 30th, 2012 at 11:49 pm

Closed Society: May 14, 2012

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Right-wing activists tried to disrupt a Nakba Day ceremony held at Tel-Aviv University.  One of the activists caused damage to the decoration set up for the ceremony.

(Hebrew - Walla)

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May 14th, 2012 at 9:42 pm

Military and Security Forces: April 22, 2012

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During a conversation with his fellow synagogue-goers, Lt. Colonel Shalom Eisner recounted that a year ago he had attacked a group of right-wing protesters during a confrontation.

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April 22nd, 2012 at 11:12 pm

Political: February 14, 2012

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Minister of Justice Yaakov Neeman, advised right-wing activists and the Honenu organization about how to submit pardon requests for Jews who were convicted for criminal and terrorist activity, in order to advance the approval of the requests.

(Hebrew)

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February 14th, 2012 at 1:03 am

Closed Society: January 30, 2012

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Right-wing activists, including Itamar Ben-Gvir and Baruch Marzel, disrupted a tour conducted in Hebron for high school students from the Hebrew University Secondary School, better known as Leyada, and subsequently the tour was cancelled.  This followed the police decision to prevent representatives of “Breaking the Silence” from participating in the tour.

Military and Security Forces: January 11, 2012

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The Military Police has detained two soldiers, from the Golani and Paratrooper brigades, on suspicion that they gave sensitive information to right-wing activists who organized an attack on the Efraim Regional Brigade’s base.

(Hebrew)

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January 11th, 2012 at 9:50 pm