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Closed Society: February 25, 2013

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15 youths assaulted Hassan Ausruf, an employee of the city of Tel-aviv-Yaffo, in the city’s boardwalk, calling him a “stinking Arab” and beating him. Ausruf sustained serious wounds to his head. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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February 25th, 2013 at 11:01 am

Local Government: January 8, 2013

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Tel-Aviv-Yaffo municipality summoned a local high school prinicipal to a hearing pending  dismissal, at the request of the Ministry of Education.  Ram Cohen, principal of the city’s Aleph High School of the Arts, published a political opinion piece in Haaretz. (Haaretz)

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Closed Society: May 3, 2012

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A gay man who was looking for a sexual partner for the night in the area of Tel-Aviv’s central bus station was assaulted by three men who cursed him, pepper sprayed his face, and ran off.

(Hebrew - nrg)

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May 3rd, 2012 at 11:18 pm

Internal Security: January 8, 2012

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During a demonstration against the dismantlement of the tent camp in the HaTikva neighborhood of Tel-Aviv, Police carried out arrests without any legal justification, and in at least one case arrested a couple whose children were subsequently left without any supervision.

(Hebrew)

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January 8th, 2012 at 8:24 pm

Closed Society: December 28, 2011

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A number of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo residents beat a refugee with a metal rod in the city’s Kfar Shalem neighborhood.

(Hebrew)

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December 28th, 2011 at 11:42 pm

Local Government: December 28, 2011

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The city of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo knowingly and deliberately refrains from issuing parking tickets to police cruisers which park illegally.

(Hebrew)

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December 28th, 2011 at 11:20 pm

Local Government: December 26, 2011

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Eight social activists were prevented from entering a Tel-Aviv-Yaffo city council meeting, which was open to the general public.

(Hebrew)

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December 26th, 2011 at 11:07 am

Closed Society: December 26, 2011

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Tel-Aviv-Yaffo City Council member Sami Abu-Shhade, gave tribute to two Arab-Israeli residents of Lod who were convicted of throwing a grenade at a bus in 1987 and were recently released as part of the Shalit prisoner exchange deal.

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December 26th, 2011 at 10:49 am