Protesters in Israel and West Bank face increasing restrictions, report finds

04.12.2011                      08.Kislev. 5772

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Protesters in Israel and West Bank face increasing restrictions, report finds

Annual assessment released by Association for Civil Rights in Israel cites various means employed to silence participants in social protests, as well as in anti-occupation demonstrations.

In its annual assessment of human rights in Israel and the territories, scheduled for release today, the Association for Civil Rights in Israel points to increasing efforts to restrict freedom of expression and freedom of assembly.
Among other issues, the State of Human Rights Report 2011 cites various means employed to silence participants in the social protest movement that began in the summer and claims that democratic debate in the country has been increasingly restricted in the face of the protest….