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    • Mike
    • 20.01.10 | 05:11 (IST)

    In the summer when the ultra-orthodox went on their rampages to shut the city down, attacking civil servants, starting fires in the streets, throwing rocks at cars (oops! that's a regular shabbat sanctioned protest), and intimidating women--even in west jerusalem--for not dressing like they live in an 18th century shtetl, there were no arrests. When 7 year old haredi children created hazards to themselves and others by obstructing traffic, there were no arrests. When their "shabbes protests" forced hundreds of jerusalem police to work on shabbat (even though they were religious and forced to invoke pikuah nefesh) there were no arrests. Don't play this as crazy left wing conspiracy.

    from the article: Dangerous police
    First published 01:09 18.01.10 | Last updated 01:15 18.01.10
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