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Internal Security: February 20, 2013

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Abdul Karim Lafi, an architect and chairman of the parents committee in Beit Safafa, was arrested and taken in for an interrogation at 2 am on the charge of calling for a strike in Beit Safafa schools to protest the construction of road number 4 that will take 250 dunums of private land and split the village in two. In addition, village residents have complained that ever since their protest has started, Israeli authorities have increased enforcement policies in the village, including sending in tax agents. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

Judiciary: February 17, 2013

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An indictment has been filed against Aviva Weinstein, wife of Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein, for employing a foreign laborer in her home. Even though the foreign laborer was employed in a home the Weinstein couple share, the name of the AG does not appear in the indictment. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 17th, 2013 at 4:36 pm

Internal Security: February 17, 2013

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The State provides protection to David (Dudu) Dgamy, a trafficker of women turned state’s witness, even though he continues to commit violent crimes and has even been caught in possession of drugs in a quantity not intended for self-consumption.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 17th, 2013 at 12:04 pm

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)