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Internal Security: June 2‎‏‎3‎‏‎, 2012‎

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Palestinian activist Sagar Abu Maria (42 years old) from Beit Omar reports that he was injured by soldiers who arrested him at a peaceful protest, beat him, dragged him over rocky ground and then charged him with assaulting the soldiers.

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June 23rd, 2012 at 10:27 am

Judiciary: June 21, 2012

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A reserve soldier who was convicted of stealing 1,000 dollars from a Turkish man who illegally crossed the Sinai border into Israel, was sentenced to six months of community service following a plea bargain.

(Hebrew - Ynet)

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June 21st, 2012 at 11:04 pm

Military and Security Forces: February 24, 2012

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A Palestinian man protesting near the Qalandiya military checkpoint was killed by IDF fire. The man, Tala’at Ramia from A-Ram, was shot in his chest during the protest, and died later from his wounds. The IDF Spokesperson Unit said that the Palestinian fired fireworks at the soldiers, who felt endangered by it, and responded by opening fire.

(Hebrew)

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February 24th, 2012 at 11:14 pm

Closed Society: February 15, 2012

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Signs were handed out by the “A Jew Does Not Evict a Jew” organization, which said: “Soldier, refuse an eviction order” [referring to the dismantlement of outposts].

(Hebrew)

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February 15th, 2012 at 2:43 pm

Military and Security Forces: February 12, 2012

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According to residents and observers in the city of Hebron, the treatment of Palestinians by IDF soldiers has deteriorated since the Golani brigade took control of the area in December. According to residents and observers, this deterioration includes prolonged and spiteful delays at military barriers that connect the part of the city where Jewish settlers live and the other parts of Hebron (H1), insistence on searching children’s school bags, bothering children returning from school, beating people, and detaining activists.

(Hebrew)

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February 12th, 2012 at 11:44 pm

Military and Security Forces: February 12, 2012

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A soldier was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a fellow soldier in the IAF Stella Maris base in Haifa.

(Hebrew)

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February 12th, 2012 at 12:00 am

Military and Security Forces: February 10, 2012

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Azaria Tena, a Golani brigade soldier from the settlement of Itamar, was arrested alongside two girls in suspicion of carrying out “Price Tag” attacks in the village of Lubban al-Sharqiya in the west bank. The three were recorded spraying “Muhammad is a pig” and “revenge”, and vandalizing bags of cement. Later on, a conflict erupted between them and the people of the village, and Tena threatened the Palestinians using his military rifle. He admitted to having carried out these actions.

(Hebrew)

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February 10th, 2012 at 7:57 am

Closed Society: January 4, 2012

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“Wi-Fi”, a nightclub in Tel-Aviv, refused admittance to a soldier because he was wearing a kippah.

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January 4th, 2012 at 8:13 pm

Military and Security Forces: January 1, 2012

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Four more soldiers have been charged in the Kastina Military Court for involvement in the theft of laptops from the Mavi Marmara following its takeover by the IDF a year and a half ago.

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January 1st, 2012 at 10:26 pm

Closed Society: December 28, 2011

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The Jerusalem Police arrested a Haredi man for yelling “slut” at a female soldier during a bus ride in the Capital.

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December 28th, 2011 at 10:49 pm