With no law enforcement, there is no law and order - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    "In two cases, Civil Administration personnel found the thieves, confiscated the stolen olives and returned them to their rightful owners." - Haaretz// The one bit of news missing is that the "thieves" were charged with theft and received some due punishment. I assume they were not charged. Without law enforcement anywhere, everyone needs a policeman attached to him in order to prevent an attack on him. A basic idea of law enforcement is that violators of the law must be punished when caught, so others fear to break the law. Somehow, this system is unknown in the Wild West (Bank). DM Barak is the Minister in charge of law enforcement in the West Bank and he is to blame.

    from the article: Settlers learn how to circumvent IDF to strike at Palestinian olive harvest
    First published 02:35 13.10.10 | Last updated 02:35 13.10.10
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