Israel Police calling in summer protest leaders

12.06.2012                      22.Siwan. 5772

Innenpolitik:

Israel Police calling in summer protest leaders

Police issue statement claiming summons are a means to prepare in a 'better manner' for potential summer protests.

Several leaders of last summer's social protests have been called in for interviews at police stations around the country, in what officials said was an attempt to better prepare its forces for the reprise of demonstrations this summer.
Some activists received summonses in the mail, while others have been visited personally by officers. One such visit yesterday caused some anxiety at the home of Tamir Hajaj, who said his 17-year-old daughter called him in a panic to tell him police officers had come to their home looking for him. Hajaj told his daughter to give the officers his cellphone number….