Monday, November 3, 2008

Yesh Din report: Only 8% of Palestinian complaints against settlers result in indictment

"The human rights group Yesh Din on Monday slammed the government for its "faulty" methods of dealing with settlers violence against Palestinians in the West Bank.

Only 8 percent of Palestinian complaints of settler violence results in indictment, according to the report, which was released on Monday.

The report charges that the Appeals Department of the State Prosecution's office tends to "sweepingly accept the decisions of the police and district attorneys to close cases." Often cases are discounted due to lack of reliable evidence, said the report......"

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