by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu (Arutz Sheva)
(IsraelNN.com) A police disciplinary court ruled that two policemen were guilty of brutally beating a 15-year-old teenager from Samaria (Shomron) because he did not show an identification card, which he legally cannot obtain [sic] he is age 16. The policemen were fined 1,200 shekels ($315) and found guilty of unnecessary violence, but no criminal charges were filed.
The youth, Yaakov H., from the northern Samaria community of Kfar Tapuach, was standing at a hitchhiking station in 2005 when a passing police vehicle stopped and asked him for his identification card. The incident took place during the period that the government ordered authorities to clamp down on protestors against the plan to expel thousands of Jews from their homes in the Gaza region and parts of northern Samaria. More Israel news....
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