Tag Archive for Military Court

Military Judge holds teenage Palestinian provocateur & mom until trial

Because the 17 yr-old Ahed Tamimi stands accused of multiple assaults & assorted charges against IDF officer & soldier, and deemed ‘dangerous’, she will be held until trial on January 31.
– Ahed’s father: ‘When both the prosecutor & judge are soldiers, the decision was obvious.’
– WATCH video family posted online of the attack. 

By Elisha Ben Kimon, Elior Levy


A military court on Wednesday ordered Palestinian teen provocateur Ahed Tamimi, 17, and her mother Neriman to be held in custody until trial.The trial of the younger Tamimi, who stands accused of assaulting an IDF officer and soldier, will begin on January 31. Continue Reading »

17 yr-old Palestinian poster child indicted, with mom & cousin for assaulting soldiers

Ahed Tamimi, the 17 yr-old Palestinian blond, blue-eyed poster child, known for inciting violence with IDF soldiers ‘for the camera’, was charged with aggravated assault, incitement, hindering a soldier in the line of duty, threatening a soldier’s life and stone-throwing after attacking 2 IDF soldiers who refused to react to her vocal & physical abuse in Nabi Salih, along with her mother & cousin.

By Elisha Ben Kimon, Yoav Zitun


Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, 17, and her mother Nariman were indicted on Monday for assaulting IDF soldiers in the West Bank village of Nabi Salih.

Ahed was charged with 12 different counts for six different incidents, including aggravated assault, hindering a soldier in the line of duty, incitement, threatening a soldier’s life and stone-throwing. Continue Reading »

UN Human Rights Council lambastes Azariya’s manslaughter sentence


A UN Human Rights Council representative, in a short written statement, criticized the Tel Aviv Military Court and its 18-month prison sentence handed down to Elor Azariya, for shooting dead a wounded terrorist, as ‘excessively lenient.’

By Nitzan Keidar


A representative of the UN Human Rights Council heavily criticized the sentencing of soldier Elor Azariya this week.

Azariya, who was convicted of manslaughter for shooting a wounded terrorist, was sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Medic, Sgt. Elor Azaria, in court – Photo: Facebook

According to UN human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani, the sentence imposed on Azariya was “excessively lenient.” Continue Reading »

Palestinian scientist finally wins something

Palestinian astrophysicist and Hamas member wins appeal petition after being jailed for inciting violence/terrorism against Israelis on Facebook, during spree of knife-attacks.
Imad Barghouthi will be released May 29, after being detained in April.

By i24news


A prominent Palestinian astrophysicist arrested by Israel and put on administrative detention is to be released Sunday, the Israeli daily Haaretz reports.

Imad Barghouti speaks at a Hamas rally at al-Quds University in October 2014 – YouTube screenshot

Imad Barghouthi, a professor of astrophysics at East Jerusalem’s al-Quds University was detained in April for Facebook posts which Israeli Security officials deemed to be inciting terrorism.  Continue Reading »

Palestinian politician sentenced to 15 months jail by Israeli military court for incitement to kill Israelis


Khalida Jarrar, member of the illegal terrorist organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), has been sentenced on a series of charges, including encouraging violent attacks against Israelis.

By i24news


A prominent Palestinian lawmaker has been jailed for 15 months by an Israeli military court, the military confirmed on Monday.

Khalida Jarrar – Photo: AFP

Khalida Jarrar, a senior member of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and a well-known political figure, was sentenced on Sunday at the Ofer military court near the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.

She had been arrested in April on a series of charges, including encouraging attacks against Israel and violating a travel ban. Continue Reading »

Israeli Judge Reverses Order to Release Palestinian Parliament Member From Jail

New evidence presented to Israeli judge forces cancel release of PFLP MP, as a security risk; she’s accused of inciting the abductions of IDF soldiers.

By Ari Yashar


Khalida Jarrar, an MP on the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) who was arrested for terrorism charges, and had been ordered to be released two weeks ago, will remain in jail. Based on new evidence, a military court judge has canceled her release as the case against her continues.

The Arab NGO Addameer told the Palestinian Arab Ma’an News Agency on Tuesday that last Thursday the judge reversed the ruling, recognizing the MP as a security risk based on evidence that was not publicly released due to its sensitive nature. Continue Reading »

IDF court: Arab terrorist to pay damages to terror victims’ family NIS 3.3m ($825K)

Palmers were ambushed in 2011 by rock throwing duo causing car accident, resulting in deaths of father & son.



A three-judge panel of the IDF’s Judea Military Court granted approximately NIS 3.3 million in punitive damages on Tuesday to the family of Asher and Yonatan Palmer, victims of a 2011 terror attack by Ali Saada and Waal al-Arjeh.

Asher Palmer

Ali Saada, along with Waal al-Arjeh, killed Asher Palmer and his baby son Yonatan in 2011 by throwing rocks at their vehicle. – Photo COURTESY: KIRYAT ARBA LOCAL COUNCIL

Despite the unanimous ruling to grant at least some symbolic damages to the family, though, the judges were split 2-1 about granting such a massive punitive compensatory damage award, with judges Amir Dahan and Steve Berman voting in favor and judge Ze’ev Afik voting for a lower amount. Continue Reading »

Palestinian Gov’t Official Indicted Under Multiple Terrorism Charges

Israeli military court charges Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jerrar with 12 counts including supporting terrorism & being a member of an illegal terror organization.


Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jerrar was charged with 12 counts by a Israeli military court in connection to her membership with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, according to a report released Friday by Amnesty International.

Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar. – Photo: REUTERS

Jerrar, who has been detained by Israeli authorities since April 2, had the charges brought against her Wednesday. Charges included membership of an illegal organization, participation in protests, and incitement to kidnap Israeli soldiers, according to Palestinian news agency Ma’an

Earlier this month, IDF soldiers arrested Jarrar during a pre-dawn raid on her home in Ramallah for violating an injunction issued last August ordering her to remain in the Jericho area. Continue Reading »

Leading IDF advocate says Palestinian war crimes charges not a concern

Maj. Gen. Danny Efroni , IDF’s advocate general  says possible investigation by the International Criminal Court into last war with Gaza, ‘Operation Protective Edge’ is being dealt with through ‘full & thorough’ Israeli investigations.

By Associated Press


The IDF’s chief legal adviser said on Thursday that he is not concerned about a possible investigation by the International Criminal Court into Israel’s conduct during last year’s Gaza war. Israel’s own internal probes are sufficient, said advocate general Maj. Gen. Danny Efroni.

Maj. Gen. Danny Efroni (2nd from right) tours West Bank – Photo: IDF

The Palestinians recently joined the Netherlands-based court and have threatened to press war crimes charges against Israel there.
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J’Post Exclusive: 2 Palestinian minors indicted for IDF courthouse suicide bombing attempt


The indictments: In revenge for Palestinians killed by the IDF, the 2 minors met on 21 September ’14 & decided to carry out a terror attack against high ranking IDF personnel.



Two Palestinian minors were recently indicted for trying to carry out a suicide bombing on an IDF military courthouse on September 22, in order to murder high ranking judges, prosecutors and others inside with seven explosives, The Jerusalem Post has learned.

IDF soldier

IDF soldier binds Palestinian man’s hands – Photo: REUTERS

Although the indictment was filed last week, the Post‘s report is the first disclosure of the event which is sending ripples through the defense establishment both in terms of the audacity of the target and the young age of the intended suicide bombers. Continue Reading »

Widow Calls for Death Penalty For Terrorists That Murdered

Interview with family of Baruch Mizrahi, as trial starts on his murderer – a terrorist that was freed in the ‘Shalit trade’. ‘Had Israel used the death penalty, Mizrahi would be alive’

By Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar



The military court at Ofer on Wednesday morning opened proceedings against the father and son terrorist duo that killed police Chief Superintendent Col. Baruch Mizrahi hy”d in April, as he drove to Kiryat Arba for a Passover seder meal with his pregnant wife and three of his children.

Terrorists in court – Photo: YouTube/Arutz Sheva

Mizrahi’s murderer was Ziyad Awad, one of 1,027 terrorists freed in the 2011 Gilad Shalit deal. Continue Reading »

Israel to release planner behind 2002 Tel Aviv bombing


The Military Court of Appeals ruled the arrest of Jamal Tirawi, who planned deadly bombing of Tel Aviv coffee shop, violated state amnesty deal with Palestinian Authority.

By Itamar Fleishman

The Military Court of Appeals at the Ofer Base annulled on Monday the indictment filed against Jamal Tirawi, who orchestrated the terror attack at the “My Coffee Shop” cafe in Tel Aviv in 2002.

Explosion in ‘My Coffee Shop’ café in Tel Aviv – Photo: Michael Kramer

The court explained its decision by saying that the State had not kept its commitment not to arrest Tirawi under the amnesty agreement with the Palestinian Authority. Continue Reading »