Tag: Israeli justice system

Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi, 17, listens during an interview with Agence France-Presse (AFP) in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on July 30, 2018

Arab Activist: Ahed Tamimi Lucky She Was Imprisoned in Israel, Not Human Rights Abusing Syria

TEL AVIV – The Arab Twittersphere has been circulating images of “lucky” Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi from her release from an Israeli prison and noting that she is more “beautiful than when she went in,” showing no signs of mistreatment and has even gained a considerable amount of weight, while imprisoned Arab women in next door Syria are tortured, raped and starved.

ehud olmert

Israel’s Ex-PM Ehud Olmert Granted Early Release from Prison

The parole board of Israel’s Prison Service on Thursday granted former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert early release from his 27-month corruption sentence, in perhaps the final chapter of a stunning fall from grace that forced him from office amid the last serious round of peace talks with the Palestinians.

Elor Azaria

Hebron Soldier To Take The Stand In Manslaughter Trial

An Israeli soldier facing manslaughter charges for killing an incapacitated Palestinian attacker in March will testify in his defense for the first time on Sunday, in a trial that has divided Israelis.

Mordechai Vanunu

Nuclear Secret Spiller Vanunu Indicted For Israeli TV Interview

The Times of Israel reports: Mordechai Vanunu — who 30 years ago revealed Israel’s nuclear secrets to a British newspaper — was indicted Sunday over an interview that he gave to an Israeli television station last year, in violation of the terms of his release from jail.

AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File

Israel Suspends Detention Without Trial of Palestinian Hunger-Striker

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Israel’s Supreme Court on Thursday suspended the detention without trial of a Palestinian journalist who has been on hunger strike for more than two months, but he cannot leave hospital without permission. Mohammed al-Qiq, 33, was said to be