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New rules of engagement for Israel Police allow live fire against some rock-throwers


In response to an NGO petition to the Lod District Court, it has been revealed that new security rules were put into place to combat the current 9-month long wave of deadly Palestinian violence directed against Israelis.



Portions of the police’s classified new intifada rules of engagement approved by then-attorney-general Yehuda Weinstein in September 2015 to combat a wave of violence have been publicized, the NGO Adalah announced on Monday.

A Palestinian throws a stone at a Border Police vehicle during a protest near Ramallah. – Photo: REUTERS

The parts of the rules which were made public came under pressure from a petition by Adalah to the Lod District Court in its administrative court capacity. Continue Reading »