Monthly Archives: February 2017

Amona cases

During the months leading up to the destruction of Amona in February 2017, Honenu provided legal counsel to protesters. Honenu attorneys arrived at police stations to counsel detainees. Honenu’s staff filed complaints with the Police Investigation Unit on behalf of … Continue reading

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Attempted lynch victim detained

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 19:50 A Shilo resident was assaulted on the afternoon of Sunday, February 5, by Arabs in the agricultural area of Shilo. The resident, an agriculturalist, was in the agricultural area adjacent to the residential area of … Continue reading

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One detainee at protest opposite Police Commissioner’s residence

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 22:10 On the evening of Thursday, February 2, outside of Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich’s residence several demonstrators protested the evacuation of Amona. One of the demonstrators was detained and taken to the Mesubim Police Station in … Continue reading

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Video clips of police brutality in Amona – Part 2

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 20:39 Honenu’s legal headquarters continue to receive testimonies of police brutality in Amona. On Wednesday, February 1, Honenu Attorneys began to take testimonies from victims and witnesses to incidents of police brutality, including from hospitalized injured … Continue reading

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Honenu to GOC: The evacuation of Amona was illegal

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 14:59 Honenu Attorney Menasheh Yado wrote a letter to the GOC of the Central Command stating that the evacuation of Amona was carried out illegally because it began before the date on which the demarcation order … Continue reading

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Video clips of police brutality in Amona – Part 1

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 13:58 Honenu continues to receive reports of police brutality in Amona. In the video clip a policeman is seen stomping on the head of a civilian lying on the ground. Additionally Honenu’s legal headquarters received a … Continue reading

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Amona: More complaints of police brutality

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 9:17 All of the over 40 protesters who were detained in the area of Amona throughout the day and night on Wednesday, February 1, have been released. Honenu Attorneys Nati Rom and Azriel Friedenberg provided legal … Continue reading

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Amona: Violence starts where there are no cameras

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 20:57 Demonstrators in Amona have been relaying testimonies of harsh police brutality and violations of citizens’ rights. From the reports it seems that most of the violence occurs after the demonstrators have been loaded onto buses … Continue reading

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