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Military and Security Forces: March 22, 2012

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Combat troops from the IDF’s Givati Brigade claim that veteran soldiers from their unit hit the younger soldiers with boxing gloves, as part of a unit ritual conducted with the knowledge and approval of the unit’s officers.  A similar case of abuse within the same battalion was revealed two weeks ago. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew - Walla)

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March 22nd, 2012 at 9:28 pm

Military and Security Forces: March 16, 2012

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Two soldiers from Givati brigade’s Tzabar battalion were arrested on suspicion of abusing their rookie comrades.  They join five other soldiers who have already been arrested for their alleged involvement in the affair.  The accused are suspected of physically and verbally abusing their comrades. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew - Haaretz)

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March 16th, 2012 at 11:53 pm