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  11/24/2011, Cheshvan 27, 5772

NIS 19,000 More for Victim of Police Violence


A compromise ruling will bring Akiva Vitkin a total of 45,000 shekels compensation for injuries suffered at the hands of the police during a demonstration before Israel's 2005 eviction of Jews from Gaza and northern Samaria. Under Thursday's ruling, Vitkin will receive 19,000 shekels, 12,000 from the police department and 7,000 from former officer Eliran Avraham.

About a year ago, Vitkin was awarded 26,000 from former officer Eran Naim.

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