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Internal Security: June 13, 2012

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Despite the orders of Minister of Internal Security Yitzhak Aharonovich, Moriah Police District detectives arrived at the home of Vicky Vanunu, a known Jerusalem public housing activist, and questioned her about her plans to participate in tomorrow’s planned “Neighborhood Protests”.  The HaMa’abara protest organization, of which Vanunu is a member, has reported that during her questioning she was accused of illegal activities, and the investigators demanded they be allowed to search her home without a warrant.

(Hebrew - Walla)

Closed Society: May 24, 2012

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Minister of Internal Security Yitzhak Aharonivich (Yisrael Beitenu) called for the use of rubber coated steel bullets against asylum seekers approaching the border between Egypt and Israel.

(Hebrew - Channel 2 News)

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May 24th, 2012 at 11:07 pm

Internal Security: July 7, 2011

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The Minister of Internal Security Yitzhak Aharonovitch (Israel Beitenu) allowed the four Avenging Policemen to get their weapons back, after one of them, Eldad Hadar, survived an assassination attempt.

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Police: May 18, 2011

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According to Palestinian sources, Israeli security forces broke into Ebn-Qudamah mosque in Wadi el Joz, a Jerusalem neighborhood, tampered with its content and arrested two Palestinian youths.

Witnesses told WAFA that “ Israeli troops, including intelligence, soldiers, and police broke into the mosque, smashed its front door, seized the loudspeakers, closed the mosque and hung on the door a closure order issued by the Israeli Minister of Internal Security, Yitzhak Aharonovitch, under the pretext of ‘the mosque belongs to Hamas’.

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May 18th, 2011 at 11:26 am

Political: 4th November, 2010

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The Minister of Internal Security, Yizhak Aharonovich, submitted (Hebrew) a new bill, which will prolong the period during which a meeting between a prisoner suspected of terrorism and his lawyer can be prevented to six months. According to an amendment to the Prisons Order of 2005, meeting between security prisoners and their lawyers can be denied in circumstances where there is suspicion that the meeting may allow the suspects to carry out an offense may endanger themselves or others. Even so, the maximum period for such denials was 21 days.

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November 5th, 2010 at 11:34 am