It Started With a Palestinian Woman's Arrest. It Ended With Israeli Officers Investigated for Rape

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Josh Breiner
Josh Breiner
Josh Breiner
Josh Breiner

It was one of the thorniest investigations carried out in recent years – motivated by a suspicion that Shin Bet security service agents and Israel Defense Forces officers had had two female soldiers perform an invasive search of a Palestinian woman’s most sensitive body parts. So delicate was the case that the attorney general convened a special meeting to discuss it. “If we don’t investigate this, the International Criminal Court in The Hague will,” said one of those present.

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