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Internal Security: March 17, 2013

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A petition filed with the Central District Court claims that complaints by prisoners filed with the complaints officer of the Ministry of Internal Security’s ombudsman, are rejected without examination, and then procedures are opened against the prisoners for filing false complaints.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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March 17th, 2013 at 10:51 am

Judiciary: February 19, 2013

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The Annual Report of the Judicial Ombudsman, former High Court Justice Eliezer Goldberg, shows that in 2012 there was a rise in the number of justified complaints against judges, even though the total number of complaints has gone down. Most of the complaints are about Rabbinical and Family Courts. The report also points to many cases of legal red tape, at all judicial levels.

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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February 19th, 2013 at 12:14 pm