Such a biased article! So according to the writer, the law shouldn't apply to arabs; I live near Issawyia, just a couple of months ago the arabs there firebombed two cars on my street. I guess for Haaretz truth doesn't matter at all, so long as you can bash Israel.
US rally shows support for ex-Marine held by Iran on spying charges (AP)
from the article: Changes in Jerusalem police brass bring crackdown on Arab residents