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Closed Society: January 29, 2013

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A new procedure allows the state to imprison illegal immigrants indefinitely even if there is no evidence against them or the case has been closed. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)


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January 29th, 2013 at 2:51 pm

Political: July 6, 2011

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Member of Knesset Alex Miller (“Yisrael Beitenu”), chairman of the Knesset Education and Culture Committee, proposed a bill to amend the state Criminal Code, so that a person convicted of assisting a terrorist organization, who speaks in an educational institution without receiving previous approval from the Minister of Education, in consultation with the Justice Minister, shall be liable to imprisonment of 18 months.


Police: May 17, 2011

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Ma’an News Agency reports that the release of three Palestinian prisoners, who have completed their sentence, was postponed without providing any reason.

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May 17th, 2011 at 2:11 pm

Judiciary: April 26, 2011

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Jack Teitel, who is being indicted on two murders and three counts of attempted murder, appealed to the court demanding to allow him to have sex with his wife. He claims that this right is denied due to the opinion of security officers.


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April 26th, 2011 at 5:20 pm

Military and Security Forces: 23 November, 2010

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Colonel Aharon Mishnayot, Chief Justice of the Military Appeals Tribunal, granted the motion filed by the Military Prosecutor and ordered the continued detention of Abdallah Abu-Rahme, coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Wall in Bil’in. He did so despite the fact that Abu-Rahme has completed serving the prison term to which he was sentenced due to his role in organizing the demonstrations against the separation wall. (Hebrew, English)

Military and Security Forces: 18 November, 2010

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Abdallah Abu Rahme, chair of the popular committee for the village of Bil’in, was supposed to be released from prison yesterday, after serving one year’s sentence. The military prosecution filed a motion to extend Abu Rahme’s imprisonment, despite the fact that he has served his sentence in full. (English)

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November 18th, 2010 at 11:09 pm

Police: 11 November, 2010

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In reply to the appeal of Yigal Amir, the assassin of PM Yitzhak Rabin, who demands that his incarceration terms be improved, the state wrote that Amir is still trying to preach his teachings, and that his life would be in danger were he to spend time with other prisoners. (Hebrew)

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November 12th, 2010 at 9:48 am