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  9/4/2012, Elul 17, 5772

PA Arabs Commit 20% of Israeli Crime

Twenty percent of criminal convictions in Israel are of Palestinian Authority Arabs, according to a Reshet Bet report based on Central Statistics Bureau data. Ninety-two percent of criminal convicts in Israel are men, and 10% are minors.

More than half of those accused of crimes in Israel in 2010 had been convicted of at least two crimes in the past. Of those indicted for crimes, 86% were convicted of at least one of the charges against them.