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Military and Security Forces: February 4, 2013

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An IDF officer charged with assaulting and badly beating an Israeli Bedouin civilian at a roadblock in December was sentenced to 75 days of military work, demotion and a suspended sentence for two years as part of a plea bargain authorized by the Jaffa military tribunal on Monday. The court banned the release of the defendant’s identity until May this year. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 4th, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Local Government: February 3, 2013

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After admitting to installing a hidden camera in the office of the spokeswoman of the Sdot Negev Regional Council, Beer-Sheva Magistrates’ Court sentenced former Council head Meir Yifrah to a suspended sentence, as well as fining him and ordering him to pay compensation to the complainant. In addition, Haim Hazan, manager of Moked Kahol Lavan, a security company which provides security to the council and was involved in the installation of the camera, was sentenced to community work and was also fined.

(Hebrew – News1)

Military and Security Forces: 21 November, 2010

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The Castina Military Tribunal sentenced two Givati soldiers who were convicted of using a Palestinian child as a human shield and demanding that he handle and open several bags and suitcases which they suspected of being booby-trapped, to three months of prison time, suspended, and demotion from the to the rank of sergeant. The judges wrote in their discussion of the decision that “they hurt a child and left a mark on him. Protecting human life is not merely a slogan,” but they credited them with their military service and with their desire to due reserve service. (Hebrew, English)

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November 21st, 2010 at 6:52 pm