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    • Ben. Ya'acov
    • 18.07.13 | 01:23 (IDT)

    All honour to judge Greenwood for documenting the flagrant abuses of Israeli police "investigations" in the West Bank. But " . . . he convicted Z. on the basis of the defendant's own confession - even after accounting for the circumstances in which it was obtained - as well as the testimony of two witnesses from the demonstration who were not questioned by Desta." Looks like the good major is nonetheless not quite as interested in justice as he is in maintaining the stellar 99+% conviction rate of IDF West Bank courts. Promotion prospects maybe?

    from the article: IDF court judge condemns Israel Police interrogations of Palestinian minors
    First published 21:07 17.07.13 | Last updated 21:07 17.07.13
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