'Police are covering up their violence against citizens'

Honenu protested the closure of internal investigations into police violence against citizens. 'This is an illicit use of police authority.'Shlomo Piotrokowski, 12/1/2016, 10:45 AM

A first in 11 years: Court voids restraining order against Jew

Appeals court rules that organizing demonstrations does not justify 'draconian' punishmentHillel Fendel, 11/24/2016, 8:18 PM

'Is he or isn't he dangerous?', asked the lawyer

The Honenu organization representing a youth who received an administrative order, claims that GSS conduct proves he is not dangerous.Yoel Domb, 11/17/2016, 12:55 PM

Restraining order against youth extended by three months

22-year-old youth expelled for a year from Judea and Samaria was told his restraining order would be extended by three months.Arutz Sheva, 11/2/2016, 2:07 PM

Judge slams prison guards' 'inhumane' behavior

Judge Navah Bechor rips prison authorities after they refused to allow a mother to kiss her son.Yoel Domb, 10/27/2016, 4:13 PM

Teen injured in police yeshiva raid hospitalized

Youth who sustained injuries to his face from police during raid on Nahliel yeshiva now in hospital. 'A severe case of police brutality.'Netanel Katz, 9/12/2016, 4:27 PM

Teen claims Arab officer beat him after Temple Mount visit

Complaint filed after teenager claims Arab police officer beat him following arrest on Temple Mount.Reut Hadar, 9/11/2016, 9:10 PM

Honenu: IDF serves another distancing order - without cause

Commander of Central Command Roni Numa continues to issue distancing orders without evidence, according to the legal organization Honenu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2016, 2:43 AM

10 arrested at demonstration against terrorist in hospital

Police claim right-wing protesters hurled stones at police during demonstration against terrorist receiving treatment in Israeli hospital.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 8/9/2016, 10:24 PM

'A 15-year-old boy is not a ticking bomb'

A Knesset committee convened this morning to discuss the rights of a 15-year-old boy punished on grounds of violence against Palestinians.Hezki Baruch, 8/2/2016, 10:41 AM

Police officer to be tried for beating nationalist protester

Officer to be brought before tribunal for striking prone teenager at a protest against treatment of Duma arson suspects.Orly Harari, 7/21/2016, 2:53 PM

Stabber's family ordered to stay out of Jerusalem during parade

Police detain Yishai Shlissel's mother, brothers for questioning, order them to stay out of Jerusalem during Pride Parade.Orly Harrari, 7/20/2016, 12:27 PM

Two Jewish youths indicted for revenge attack

Two Jewish youths indicted in suspected 'price tag' case after Arab cars set on fire in revenge for murderous attack in Sarona market.Ido ben Porat, 7/19/2016, 3:37 PM

'Price tag' suspects' rights 'were violated', lawyer says

Nazareth judge remands two Jewish youths suspected of torching Arab-owned cars in revenge for Tel Aviv terror attack.Rachel Kaplan, 7/17/2016, 6:10 PM

Hilltop youth sues police for 30,000 shekels

After being wrongfully arrested, and left in difficult conditions, a small-time citizen strikes back with the help of Honenu.Rachel Kaplan, 7/11/2016, 4:14 PM

Will US government help detained teenager?

Mother of young boy barred from parents home who spent weekend in police custody appeals to US embassy for helpYedidya Ben-Or, 6/26/2016, 1:17 PM

Yitzhar teen arrested, to be sent to 'reeducation' farm

Security forces arrest teen in middle of the night, demand he move to farm in southern Israel without consulting parents.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/24/2016, 9:22 AM

Samaria: Father defies 'undemocratic' order to send son away

Parents protest against unexplained orders for 15-year-old to leave his home.Hillel Fendel, 6/24/2016, 7:40 AM

Half a year on, Duma 'suspect' found innocent of all charges

Lawyers fuming after Shin Bet finally admit youth leader with outstanding national service was detained for no reason whatsoever.Orli Harari, 6/19/2016, 9:53 AM

Authorities ‘recruiting informants’ among Samaria Jews

A legal NGO says police intelligence officer uses threats, promises to get residents to inform on fellow Jews.Gil Ronen, 6/9/2016, 5:30 PM

'Sad situation on Temple Mount 49 years after liberation'

Rabbi arrested for asking Arab officer who pushed Jews to identify himself; youth who said 'amen' to well-wishes for Jewish people arrested.Ari Yashar, 6/5/2016, 3:31 PM

Police 'turn into the KGB' for gay pride march

Special forces raid home at 2 a.m. and arrest kindergarten teacher mother of 4 'without any reason and without any warrant.'Ido Ben-Porat, 6/3/2016, 9:33 AM

'Slippery slope': Jewish youth banned from contacting 87 people

In a shocking precedent, Jewish youth handed unusual ban without trial or evidence, 'public isn't aware this is becoming routine.'Ari Yashar, 5/29/2016, 5:26 PM

In Yitzhar 'evidence and trials are no longer needed'

Legal group slams Ya'alon's 'slippery slope to military dictatorship,' as 4 in beleaguered town are banned from Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2016, 11:36 AM

Teenage girl arrested for holding a sign near Temple Mount

Police arrest girl for holding up sign near Temple Mount entrance protesting discriminatory policies on holy site.Netanel Katz, 5/5/2016, 3:02 PM

Watch: Jew arrested for uttering Biblical verse on Temple Mount

Jewish visitor obeyed laws against Jewish prayer - but was arrested anyway. Police officer: I decide what 'prayer' means here.Tova Dvorin, 4/17/2016, 10:54 AM

'We hear about suspects being tortured and worry about our son'

Court to examine right-wing activists' appeal against detention conditions. Parents: We don't know what they're doing to our children.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/12/2016, 2:32 PM

Honenu head fears jailed Jews may be tortured

Legal aid director 'fears for well-being' of 5 activists, saying vague charges of 'security crimes' are enough to breach 'basic rights.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2016, 8:48 PM

Two more Jews, including soldier, arrested in Shin Bet crackdown

Both suspects - including one IDF soldier - denied legal counsel in unusual wave of arrests.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/11/2016, 11:25 AM

Meir Ettinger: Prison guard is abusing me

Ettinger’s lawyer calls to suspend officer for ‘harsh abuse’ including false complaints. Prison response: Ettinger threatened to kill guard.Ido Ben Porat, Shoshana Miskin, 4/7/2016, 9:45 PM

Rightwing activist 'Let me take part in my son's brit milah'

Meir Ettinger, a rightwing activist held under administrative detention, asks court to let him participate in son's brit milah on Monday.Orly Harari, 4/1/2016, 4:01 PM

New Duma arson raises 'many question marks'

Head of legal aid group notes only Jews investigated in rash of fires despite reports of local Arab feud; 'more is hidden than revealed.'Orli Harari, 3/20/2016, 3:40 PM

Honenu: Government taking gun licenses, citizens defenseless

Legal defense organization Honenu claims many losing their gun licenses for unnecessary reasons, which endangers public.Menahem Schwartz, 3/9/2016, 6:52 PM

Combat soldiers kept in jail even after suspicions fell flat

Honenu accuses police of applying same 'invalid norms' against 'Hilltop Youth' towards soldiers, over handling of Arab claims of assault.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2016, 8:35 PM

IDF sends detention orders to hilltop youth members

IDF generals sign administrative detention orders against Jewish youths. Honenu: 'Selective enforcement against entire population.'Menahem Schwartz, 2/24/2016, 5:52 PM

Meir Ettinger's draconian detention gets extended

Court approves administrative detention order; lawyer: 'the authorities don't like his positions, tomorrow they won't like mine or yours.'Ido Ben-Porat, 2/23/2016, 4:18 PM

Haredi soldier to serve 7 months for beating Arab detainees

Defense attorney decries sentence as proving military court's disconnect from 'daily hardships' of combat soldiers.Shlomo Piotorkovsky, 2/11/2016, 1:16 PM

Woman gets back gun license taken over Temple Mount prayer

Old City resident successfully petitions having her license revoked in the midst of a terror wave for ‘Praying on Temple Mount.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 6:10 PM

Second Jewish administrative detainee begins hunger strike

Evyatar Slonim, who has been held for almost six months, declares he is hunger striking along with Meir Ettinger.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2016, 11:27 AM

Police brutality case closed because of 'lack of interest'

Teen claims police officer beat him to make him delete video of police violence. Case closed due to 'lack of interest for public.'Reut Hadar, 1/19/2016, 11:51 AM

'Top provocator of the Messianic right'

Zionist Union's MK Hilik Bar responds to Itamar Ben-Gvir's threats, following the pair's confrontation on Knesset Channel.Hezki Baruch, 1/16/2016, 6:00 PM

Jewish teens indicted for beating an Arab shepherd

In months old case, two Jewish teens indicted for allegedly beating Arab shepherd last spring. Attorney: 'no basis in factual evidence.'Ido Ben Porat, 1/6/2016, 2:34 PM

Arami family demands new police chief find murderers

Family asks commissioner to bring 'new energy' to investigation of Sept. 2014 attack, noting 'lack of proportion' with Duma.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/5/2016, 7:11 PM

Court strongly criticizes police in Judea, Samaria

Judge expresses outrage over police behavior in Judea Samaria. In one case, refuses to extend Jewish suspect's sentence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2016, 10:06 AM

Jew released after 5 months on 'false Shin Bet info'

Honenu hails release of right-wing activist after intel against him 'proven false,' demands administrative orders be rechecked.Ari Yashar, 1/3/2016, 6:07 PM

Duma lawyer demands interrogation methods be made public

Adi Keidar, Honenu lawyer requests that court release ban on interrogation methods on the same day that indictments are made.Arutz Sheva staff, 1/3/2016, 11:42 AM

Duma affair: Another suspect released to house arrest

A minor who was arrested two weeks ago, was finally allowed to meet with his lawyer 15 days later.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2015, 4:04 PM

Duma suspect reveals alleged suicide attempt scars

Two weeks after slashing his wrists to end to the alleged brutal torture, lawyers finally allowed to photograph suspect's cuts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2015, 11:46 AM

State Attorney refusing court order to free Duma suspect?

Honenu legal aid group says parents of suspect told by prison they got 'order from above' to breach court order, in 'illegal arrest.'Nitsan Keidar, 12/29/2015, 7:41 PM

Leftist MKs: Cancel Honenu tax benefits for 'supporting terror'

MKs Trajtenberg, Rosenthal ask government to revoke tax benefits to Honenu for supporting right-wing 'terrorists.'Ido Ben-Porat, 12/29/2015, 1:58 PM

Indictment to be filed against one Duma suspect

Charges to be filed against one Jewish youth arrested in connection to Duma arson - for two-year-old assault case involving Bedouins.Ido Ben Porat, 12/28/2015, 5:46 PM

Complaint filed over ISA torture allegations in Duma case

Honenu calls to postpone indictments until an internal investigation can be launched.Ido Ben-Porat, 12/27/2015, 5:06 PM

Three Duma suspects still haven't seen a lawyer, 1 month later

Honenu asks to see clients to learn what they are suspected of, and check for torture; 15-year-old arrested on unknown suspicions.Ari Yashar, 12/26/2015, 9:36 PM

Two Duma arson detainees to be released

Suspects - including a minor who was held illegally by the Shin Bet - will be released to house arrest.Ari Soffer, 12/20/2015, 5:43 PM

Shin Bet claims 'significant progress' in Duma case

After protests over 'torture' of suspects, security services claim progress in Duma arson case; Lawyers: investigators playing politics.Ari Soffer, 12/20/2015, 11:33 AM

Protesters demand Shin Bet stop abusing Jewish prisoners

Demonstrators gather outside Shin Bet chief's home in Jerusalem to demand he stop abuse of Duma suspects.Eliran Aharon, 12/19/2015, 9:26 PM

Rabbi permits Duma suspects' lawyers to break Shabbat

Hevron, Kiryat Arba Chief Rabbi Dov Lior permits lawyers to break Shabbat in order to talk to their clients, the Duma suspects.Uzi Baruch, 12/19/2015, 7:07 PM