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Internal Security: January 29, 2013

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Adir Moshe, a Border Guard officer who served as head of the Eilat Border Patrol, was sentanced to 11 months in prison on charges of assault, kidnapping, theft, aggravated battery and misuse of authority.  According to the indictment, Moshe engaged a Sudanese resident in Eilat and ordered him to identify himself. He then told him to enter a patrolcar, drove him to a secluded area where he beat him on the foot and stole NIS 700 ($187) from him. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ministry of Justice)

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January 29th, 2013 at 3:04 pm

Closed Society: December 31, 2012

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After it was reported that an 83 year old woman was raped by an Eritrean asylum seeker, dozens of right-wing activists and residents of southern Tel-Aviv held a demonstration demanding that the state expel African migrants and left-wing activists. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew- Walla!)

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December 31st, 2012 at 2:57 pm

Closed Society: November 4, 2012

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A young Sudanese national was assaulted in broad daylight and knocked unconscious by two men as they exited a Tel-Aviv bar.  A human rights activist who came to his aid was herself assaulted by the men. (Xinhua)

(Videoclip – YouTube)

(Hebrew – Walla)

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November 4th, 2012 at 6:48 pm

Political: December 23, 2011

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MK Michael Ben-Ari (National Union) justified the use of the song “We Came to Expel Darkness” (a popular Hanukkah song) in right-wing demonstrations in south Tel-Aviv on the fact that “on Saturday there is darkness in the eyes and everybody there is Sudanese”.

(Hebrew)

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December 23rd, 2011 at 11:19 pm

Closed Society: 10 November, 2010

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The Bnei Brak Municipality has declared that it will deploy inspectors against persons unlawfully subdividing apartments “which have become the residences of many Sudanese.” The municipality claims that the Sudanese people “are causing a nightmare for residents of the neighborhood” and that it is considering making public the names of people renting out the apartments. (Hebrew, English)

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November 10th, 2010 at 2:52 am