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Far-right Jewish violence goes unpunished

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Caption: A Lehava member at a protest in Ashdod Photo: Ilan Assayag

Published: 6 July 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Another attack on Palestinians and High Court goes soft on a killer’s family

In Jerusalem, a far-right Jewish gang frequently attacks Arabs as police do almost nothing
A recent attack on three Palestinians, allegedly by members of the far-right Lehava group, is just the latest in a series of such incidents in Jerusalem (Haaretz, July 2)

High Court: Israel won't demolish homes of Palestinian teen's killers
Court rejects petition filed by family of Muhammad Abu Khdeir, claiming too much time passed since his murder and the filing of the petition (+972, July 5)

Half of Arabs in Israeli universities suffer racism
Survey finds 40% of Arab students said they suffer racism from faculty, and 60% said they had forged ties with Jewish students unconnected to their studies (Haaretz, July 5)

Israel seizes solar panels donated to Palestinians by Dutch government
Israeli authorities insist that stop-work orders were issued before soldiers raided solar farm, supplied by aid group COMET-ME, which allegedly did not have proper building permits (Independent, July 2)


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