Israel restricting freedom of expression, report finds

04.12.2011                      08.Kislev. 5772

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Israel restricting freedom of expression, report finds

Association for Civil Rights in Israel report draws attention to illegal police practices with settlers, Palestinians, protesters; prisoners denied due process, basic rights.

Israel is restricting the right to freedom of expression among its citizens and Palestinians, according to a report published on Sunday by the Association for Civil Rights in Israel.
Covering a wide range of topics, the "Snapshot" report draws attention to police efforts to limit freedom of expression among settlers, Palestinians, and the social justice protesters who took to the streets last summer. It mentions the officers' illegal practice of dispersing crowds while masked and without wearing identification tags….