Tag Archives: Israeli Law

Domination

Originally appeared in Hebrew on 20/11/2010. English translation by Hava Oz. Where possible links were atltred to point to English sources. Abstract The ideological right in Israel is currently bringing to its culmination an inclusive takeover, which has been in … Continue reading

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Oh no! He killed Arabs…

Originally posted in Hebrew, on 31.7.2010 | Translation by Dena Shunra The Shabak recently released to the press the details of the capture of a man who claims to have killed several Palestinians (with a 12 year delay!) and declared … Continue reading

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Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?

The following selection of articles and reports is entirely arbitrary and not at all comprehensive. They were almost all gathered over the past year, and similar reports can easily be found. They demonstrate that in the Israel police there is a norm of violence and a lordly attitude; that policemen take it upon themselves to act in a rude and criminal manner; and that they enjoy nearly automatic backing from their commanders, who are also afflicted by this dysfunctional approach. When reading the accumulating reports and watching the video clips, one understands that these are not exceptional cases or focal problems. The Police Internal Investigations Unit, with its full 80 staff members, can no longer withstand the nearly 30,000 policemen. A wide-ranging process of cleansing, training, careful follow-up, and compensation is needed – at all levels. Continue reading

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“East Jerusalem”? – Yeah, right!

The original post was posted on March. 14, 2009. Translation by Shai Orbach. The “East Jerusalem” we know today was invented by the State of Israel shortly after the Six Days War (of 1967). It was created to allow Israel … Continue reading

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