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Posts Tagged ‘Yassam’

Oz Tzion Evacuated After Friday Clashes

Oz Tzion Evacuated After Friday Clashes

by Sagit Levi Residents willingly evacuated the tents and other makeshift structures at the Oz Tzion youth village in the Gofna Hills Saturday night, after the IDF reached an agreement with Hebron Chief Rabbi Dov Lior, Channel 2 reported. Grassroots resistance had prevented security forces from demolishing the structures on Friday [...]

Early Morning Demolitions in Binyamin

Early Morning Demolitions in Binyamin

by Eitam Abadi Large numbers of Border Patrol officers and Yassam special forces arrived in the Ramat Migron village early Friday morning to destroy several structures at the site. Access roads were blocked during the demolition and Tatzpit reported an unusually large Border Patrol presence in Israel's disputed Binyamin region. A total [...]

Police to Pay Amona Victim

Police to Pay Amona Victim

by Eitam Abadi The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court ruled Wednesday that police must pay 230,000 Shekels compensation to a man severely beaten by officers during the 2006 demolition of nine homes at the Amona village in Israel's disputed Binyamin region. Amona was the site of mass police violence in February 2006 when government forces [...]

Court Compensates Gaza Refugee for Police Violence

Court Compensates Gaza Refugee for Police Violence

by Eitam Abadi The state will pay 45,000 Shekels in compensation to Benny Rahamin, a Jewish refugee from the demolished Neve Dekalim town in Gush Katif, who had been beaten by a Yassam officer and badly injured in 2005. The incident occurred at a demonstration protesting Israel's controversial "Disengagement" from the Gaza region. When [...]

Yitzhar Teacher Arrested in Yassam Raid

Yitzhar Teacher Arrested in Yassam Raid

by Eitan Abadi Yassam special police forces arrested a local teacher from the Yitzhar village early Wednesday morning for allegedly “neglecting” his children. The teacher was abruptly woken up at dawn and taken into custody on charges that he neglected his children by taking them two weeks earlier to visit the endangered Jewish village [...]

Security Forces Destroy Youth Village

Security Forces Destroy Youth Village

by Eitam Abadi Government forces raided the Oz Tzion youth village for the second time in two days Wednesday morning, destroying homes and expelling several teenage girls from the premises. Police remained in the village following the raid to prevent residents from rebuilding their homes. The day before, police forced their way into the [...]

Vineyard Destruction Averted at Adei Ad

Vineyard Destruction Averted at Adei Ad

by Sagit Levi Large forces of Yassam special police attempted to destroy a vineyard on Monday at the Jewish village of Adei Ad in Israel's disputed Samaria region. Three local resistance activists were arrested while attempting to prevent the destruction from taking place. Villagers from Adei Ad, a small hilltop community near the [...]

Authorities Ban 12 Yitzhar Villagers from Homes

Authorities Ban 12 Yitzhar Villagers from Homes

by Sagit Levi A resident of the Jewish village of Yitzhar in northern Samaria was detained by police detectives Tuesday morning after he used a derogatory term to describe the coordinator of the Shabak Security Agency. The Honenu legal-aid organization reports that the man, a member of the Yitzhar secretariat, was interrogated at the [...]

Police Department to Punish Brutality

Police Department to Punish Brutality

by Eitam Abadi The Police Department has decided to press charges against an officer who tear-gassed a non-violent demonstrator from point-blank range in the Jewish village of Yitzhar. The incident occurred a year ago, after which a complaint was filed by the Yesha (Judea and Samaria) Civil Rights Organization. Orit Strook, the [...]

Givat Ronen Villagers Beat Back Attack

Givat Ronen Villagers Beat Back Attack

by Eitam Abadi Jewish residents of the Givat Ronen village in Israel's Samaria region successfully beat back an attack on their community Tuesday morning by local Arabs. Israeli security forces were called to the scene by the attackers themselves after a losing battle with Jewish villagers. Although the Arabs initially claimed that one [...]

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