Monthly Archives: March 2017

District court releases Ofra detainees

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 10:36 On Friday, March 3, Lod District Court Judge Ya’akov Sheinman accepted Honenu Attorney Chai Haber’s pleas and rejected the appeal by the police on the release of the Ofra detainees. The police demanded that the … Continue reading

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Magistrate court orders release of Ofra detainees

Thursday, March 2, 2017 23:55 On Thursday, March 2, Petah Tikva Magistrate Court Judge Oded Moreno presided over a deliberation in which the police initially demanded a remand extension for the ten youths, five of them minors, who had been … Continue reading

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Police brutality: Minor’s arm broken

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 20:50 An approximately 14-year-old youth’s arm was broken in a severe assault by a policeman. The youth was detained and evacuated to hospital for medical care without his parents’ knowledge. Honenu filed an urgent request with … Continue reading

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Police brutality documented, detainee released

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 16:44 Honenu: “Once again we see the importance of documenting police brutality.” The police demanded that the Petah Tikva Magistrate Court distance a detained youth from Yehuda and Shomron for two months. Documentation of the police … Continue reading

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Minor awarded compensation for violated rights

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 14:38 On Sunday, February 26, the Jerusalem Magistrate Court ruled that the police must compensate with 2,800 NIS a minor from Gush Etzion who was brought to court while handcuffed and leg-cuffed, in violation of regulations … Continue reading

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