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Internal Security: November 10, 2011‎

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Former Border Police policewoman Shani Sevilla was sentenced to three months in prison and three months community service after admitting to abuse of a Palestinian minor under her supervision. Among other deeds, she pointed a gun at the minor’s head and pulled the trigger while saying “death to the Arabs, all Arabs are bastards”.

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November 10th, 2011 at 2:52 pm

General: 28 February, 2011

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Inspectors of the Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Labor raided hothouses in the south of Israel and found 12 Bedouin children aged 9-14 who were employed under harsh conditions and were even subject to beatings during their work. The police, which were also called in, took the children, the contractor, and the work foreman for further investigation at a nearby police station. Likewise, the children’s parents were also called in, and gave testimonies.

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February 28th, 2011 at 8:29 pm

Closed Society: 16 January, 2011

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The Supreme Court criticized holding minors who are the children of African refugees and migrant workers in Prison Service facilities. During the court session it turned out that in the facility, which is supposed to be for care and education, children are sent for hours to an empty “thinking room” and are sometimes restrained with handcuffs.

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January 16th, 2011 at 5:54 pm