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Internal Security: June 13, 2012

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An indictment has been served to the Tel-Aviv District Court against Shlomo Serbi, who served as an intelligence coordinator in the Tel-Aviv Police Central Unit.  Serbi is accused of taking bribes, obstruction of justice, and breach of trust.  According to the indictment Serbi used his position and authority as a police officer in order to transmit information about planned police raids to brothels in Tel-Aviv.

(Hebrew - Arutz7)

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June 13th, 2012 at 8:10 pm

Economy and Society: February 5, 2012

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Approximately 5,000 out of 15,000 people engaged in prostitution in Israel are teenagers, according to data released by the youth advocacy organization Elem, which helps youth at risk, and the Ministry of Welfare.  According to estimates, at least 90% of those engaged in prostitution are controlled by pimps.  The prostitutes enter the profession as minors, with an average age similar to that of their contemporaries in the rest of the World: 12-14.

(Hebrew)

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February 5th, 2012 at 6:21 pm

Internal Security: January 9, 2012

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A police officer is suspected of accepting sexual bribery from brothels.

(Hebrew)

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January 9th, 2012 at 12:24 am

Economy and Society: November 28, 2011

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Data presented to the Knesset by Elem – Youth in Distress shows that the number of teenagers involved in prostitution has grown five-fold over the past year.

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November 28th, 2011 at 12:54 pm

Police: June 15, 2011

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An indictment was filed today against policeman Yigal Yisayev and two civilians, on charges of running a prostitution network for five years, throughout the country.

(Hebrew)

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June 15th, 2011 at 11:34 am

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Closed Society: April 26, 2011

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A Police officer who admitted that he was an associate manager of a brothel in Tel-Aviv, and even drove the women who worked there to the customers, shall not be prosecuted due to “lack of public interest. ”

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April 26th, 2011 at 6:26 pm

Closed Society: 1 April, 2011

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The state is going to deport a woman who was smuggled into Israel under the promise to work in geriatric care but was forced into prostitution instead. The deportation is planned despite the fact the woman’s son is an Israeli citizen with an Israeli father, and despite the woman’s cooperation with the police, in which she provided the police with incriminating details about the criminals who employed her.

(Hebrew)

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April 1st, 2011 at 1:44 pm

Judiciary: 1 March, 2011

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Tel-Aviv magistrate court judge Shamai Becker refused to issue an order to close a brothel operating in a residential building, despite evidence presented by the police, as the neighbors in the building did not complain.

(Hebrew)

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March 1st, 2011 at 7:08 pm