'Price tag' and 'the exiles say hello' spray-painted inside Israeli Arab village days after West Bank extremist held
The 'price-tag' policy was adopted by Israeli settlers and right-wing activists, intended to pressure the government away from making concessions regarding settlement building in the West Bank. Attacks of the sort usually occur after the dismantling of an outpost or similar event, and are often directed at Israeli Arabs, Palestinians and left-wing organizations.
28 cars vandalized; acts could be revenge for administrative restraining orders issued against West Bank settlers in recent weeks
Dawabsheh family suit says the state created the conditions for the attack by allowing Jewish extremists to commit hate crimes against Palestinians for years
Police data for 2015 shows that only 4 out of 89 cases yielded indictments. New unit focused on Jewish political crimes did not make improvement.
Gag order has been issued on suspects' names and details surrounding the case.
Rabbi Yosef Elitzur, who co-wrote a controversial book on the killing non-Jews, published online articles praising perpetrators of hate crimes against Palestinians.
Yitzhak Gabay gets another four months behind bars, for a total of 40 months, as the Supreme Court rejects his appeal and finds for the state which found his punishment for the November 2014 attack too lenient.
Samaria Residents’ Council exceeded its objectives, Registrar of Associations says as part of its investigation into claims that group’s publications encourage hate crimes.
Police head to the scene to investigate.
Lawyers of the suspects in politically motivated crimes assert that the Shin Bet is denying legal counsel to their clients as a matter of course.