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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)

Judiciary: December 23, 2012

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The Supreme Court has decided to reduce the sentence of a Nigerian national convicted of robbery in Tel-aviv and sentenced to three and a half years in prison by the Tel-Aviv District Court.  The District Court Judge, Zvi Gurfinkel, wrote in his ruling that “a message needs to be sent to the population living in this area.”  The Supreme Court criticized the ruling’s wording, stating that “there was no place for generalizations”, and reduced the sentence by 10 months. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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December 23rd, 2012 at 1:54 pm

Internal Security: June 6, 2012

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An indictment has been served against three Border Guards who are accused of robbing Arabs, while using their uniforms and weapons to give the appearance of representing a legal authority. (Ynetnews)

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June 6th, 2012 at 9:13 pm

Closed Society: 23 February, 2011

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Two Palestinian vehicles were torched last night in the village of Burin on the West Bank. Hakol Hayehudi (“The Jewish Voice”) estimates this was retribution for what settlers called a foiled robbery attempt in the settlement of Sneh Ya’akov.

(Hebrew)

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February 23rd, 2011 at 4:32 pm

Police: 8 November, 2010

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Piras Alziadana, Border Patrol policeman, is accused along with a civilian of robbing 15 laborers at the Rahat Industrial Zone. The two are charged with robbery, aggravated assault, sexual misconduct, and abuse of official powers (Hebrew).

Police: 1 November, 2010

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Two Border Patrol policemen were arrested on suspicion of having  robbed Palestinians repeatedly while arresting persons not having legal passes (Hebrew). The two policemen are suspected of robbing about 15 Palestinians without legal passes, and some of the items that had been stolen were located and returned to their owners.

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November 1st, 2010 at 4:29 pm