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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

Military and Security Forces: April 22, 2012

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According to Investigative Military Police’s investigation, a few other officers besides Lieutenant Colonel Shalom Eisner – who was filmed hitting a Danish activist in the face using his rifle, unprovoked, during a West Bank protest – acted with unnecessary violence during the protest and damaged protesters’ belongings without any reason.

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April 22nd, 2012 at 10:36 pm

Military and Security Forces: December 7, 2011

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A report published by human rights organization Yesh Din, titled “Alleged Investigation: The Failure of Investigations Into Offenses Committed by IDF Soldiers Against Palestinians,” reveals a series of systemic failures which prevent a proper investigation of offenses allegedly committed by soldiers against Palestinians.  The report shows that between the years 2000-2010 the Military Police Criminal Investigations Department received 3,150 complaints of offenses by soldiers against Palestinians and their property, of which 39% did not lead to an investigation at all.  In addition, out of 1,949 investigations, only 112 led to indictments being filed, which represent only 3.5% of all complaints, and 6% of investigations opened.

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December 7th, 2011 at 9:39 pm