Israel has always claimed that demolishing the homes of Palestinian terrorists was an effective counter-terrorism measure.
Mohammed Abu Khdeir
The 70-year-old is charged with making numerous Facebook posts encouraging violence against Arabs, public figures and leftists.
The state says the homes of terrorists’ families are only destroyed to create deterrence, something that does not apply to less-frequent Jewish terrorism.
In considering the petition of the Abu Khdeir family to demolish the homes of their son's murderers, the court must recognize the ineffectiveness of the policy as a whole and the racist reality of demolitions only for Palestinians.
Tali Mayer was hit with sponge bullet, prompting her to begin to investigate the wounds caused by police use of this ammunition – tens of thousands of which have been fired at Palestinians in Jerusalem in the last two years. She photographed victims and now tells their stories.
While the two minor co-defendants in the trial were already convicted for their part in the murder of the Palestinian child in the summer of 2014, the court has yet to rule on Yosef Haim Ben-David's culpability.
Each also ordered to pay $7,700 to family of murdered Palestinian teen. Sentencing for third defendant delayed while it considers last-minute submission of insanity claim.
As court mulls sentence, parents of slain Palestinian teen say if killers houses had been torn down 'Dawabsheh family wouldn’t have been burned.'
'Inciting rabbis' is a cliché that took root in the 90s after Rabin's assassination, but is irrelevant when it comes to the extreme right in 2015.
Joint Arab List member agrees to admit to insulting public servant in Nazareth court, apologize, and will not contest lifting of her immunity – as per plea deal.