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Military and Security Forces: September 7, 2011

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Soldiers detained and then abandoned a young mentally retarded Palestinian, on the Jordan Valley road. He was missing for hours until located by the Palestinian police.

(Hebrew)

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September 7th, 2011 at 4:38 pm

Closed Society: 25 November, 2010

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Jewish women suffering from domestic violence, who have found shelter from living with their partners in public housing, will frequently loseWeight Exercise their right to public housing. This is due to decisions by the Rabbinical Court, which frequently transfers the residential apartment to the abusive husband, who generally makes this a condition for giving the get divorce document. The Rabbinical Court decisions ignore the Ministry of Housing procedures, which dictate that a public housing apartment should always be transferred to the partner who has received custody over all or most of the children. (Hebrew)

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November 25th, 2010 at 4:59 am

Military and Security Forces: 16 November, 2010

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Zvi Struk, of the Shilo settlement, 28, was convicted of having kidnapped a Palestinian child from the village of Qusra, bound him, and beat him. The child was hospitalized with wounds throughout his body. Struk had met the same child earlier, in the outskirts of the village, instructed him to leave the place, slapped him, and killed a kid (baby goat) he had with him. Struk is the son of Orit Struk, chair of the Rights for Humans in YESHA [Judea & Samaria] organization. (Hebrew; English)

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November 16th, 2010 at 10:11 pm

Military and Security Forces: 4th November, 2010

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Lt. A., who served as a deputy company commander in Battalion 74 of the tank corps, a company in which abuse of soldiers was exposed, was convicted (Hebrew) of conduct unbecoming an officer, will spend 21 days performing work for the army, and will be demoted to 2nd Lt. The officer twisted the arm of one of his soldiers, and kicked him in the ribs.

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November 5th, 2010 at 11:53 am

Military and Security Forces: 2 November, 2010

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Israeli artist Dror Feiler intends to file a complaint in the police and press charges in a class action about abduction, unlawful detention, abuse, and armed robbery. Feiler, who lives in Sweden, was one of the members of the Swedish delegation on the flotilla from Greece to Gaza, and he claims that among the items stolen from him are a saxophone and video cameras (Hebrew).

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November 2nd, 2010 at 6:09 pm