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Closed Society: September 28, 2011

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The Administration of Population and Immigration deported a foreign national, while the Supreme Court was discussing his case. The man was imprisoned for two years in the Ktzi’ot prison, and a Border Control officer stated that he ”suffers from earache and was hearing impaired, as a direct result of abuse.” A Supreme Court petition was filed to apply for his release on humanitarian grounds, but he was deported to Ethiopia, without informing the court or his lawyers.


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September 28th, 2011 at 3:18 pm

Police: 18 April, 2011

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The television show “Uvda” showed a video of Metzada unit fighters and Israel Prison Service guards raiding one of the Kziot Prison wards, with the purpose of “boosting morale” of the guards. During the raid, which went awry, one of the prisoners was shot to death, and many other prisoners were injured.


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April 18th, 2011 at 4:19 pm

Closed Society: 5th January, 2011

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The Court for Administrative Affairs severely criticized the Ministry of the Interior and the Custody Court in Ktziot, which forced an African asylum seeker to sign a request to return to Chad, without the document being translated into his language, and despite the fact that a legal process in his case has begun. (Hebrew)

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January 5th, 2011 at 1:46 pm