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Internal Security: February 11, 2013

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The Givatayim police detective unit has been closed after the police investigations unit opened five investigations into violence used against detainees in its offices during its single year of operation.

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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February 11th, 2013 at 9:27 am

Internal Security: April 22, 2012

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Police officers in the Givatayim department took a confession from a suspect who had broken his leg, before he was taken to a hospital and while he was suffering great pain.

(Hebrew)

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April 22nd, 2012 at 11:15 pm

Internal Security: March 18, 2012

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The Givatayim municipality uses security cameras spread across the city to record in real-time actions occurring on the street. In one case, a soldier who sat in a public garden was rolling a marijuana joint. Even before the joint was lit, a municipality look-out sent a police squad to arrest him.

(Hebrew)

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March 18th, 2012 at 6:38 pm

Education: 20 February, 2011

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The Ministry of Education passed criticism at the principal of Ben Zvi High School in Givatayim, for mounting many obstacles for a class specifically designated for students with learning disabilities. These obstacles also include denial of SHELACH (field study, nation, and social education) and physical education classes, and preventing the class truancy officer and psychologist from meeting with the school’s counselors.

Hebrew

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February 20th, 2011 at 4:32 pm

Police: 23 November, 2010

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Administrative workers of the Jordanian embassy in Israel claim that two policemen attacked them in Givatyaim. They say that the policemen were in plain clothes, and that after asking for their passports, they beat them. “They also attacked another Arab person, who tried to mediate between us and find out why they were beating us,” said one of the Jordanians. (Hebrew)

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November 23rd, 2010 at 10:59 pm