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Min. Amir Ohana: 'No choice but to set minimum punishment for illegal weapons'

Min. Amir Ohana: 'No choice but to set minimum punishment for illegal weapons'

25% increase in number of indictments for crimes involving illegal weapons, Public Security Min. Ohana says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 13:57
'Israel Police is a fiction - there's no such thing'

'Israel Police is a fiction - there's no such thing'

Knesset committee discussing Meron disaster demands Minister's resignation. "Everyone passes the buck."Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2021 16:24
Minister Amir Ohana: 'If your conscience is clear, there's no reason to resign'

Minister Amir Ohana: 'If your conscience is clear, there's no reason to resign'

'Responsibility means doing everything so that such events will not occur again,' Public Security Min. Ohana says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 10:06
Liberman slams Ohana for allowing 'anarchy'

Liberman slams Ohana for allowing 'anarchy'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman accuses Public Security Minister of caring more about shielding PM from the law than protecting citizens' safety.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 10:34
Border Police will crack down on agricultural theft, vows Ohana

Border Police will crack down on agricultural theft, vows Ohana

Public Security Minister announces formation of special Border Police unit to combat agricultural theft. 'Families are being destroyed.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2021 08:24
Kobi Shabtai officially named Police Commissioner

Kobi Shabtai officially named Police Commissioner

After 2 years, Israel finally has a full-time police commissioner following Cabinet approval of Shabtai's appointment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2021 15:01
'Human rights' groups demand Israel vaccinate inmates

'Human rights' groups demand Israel vaccinate inmates

While many Israelis have yet to receive their vaccination, human rights groups are demanding all prisoners are treated.ILTV, 12/01/2021 12:49
Attorney General to Minister Ohana: Inmates should be vaccinated too

Attorney General to Minister Ohana: Inmates should be vaccinated too

Deputy A-G tells Internal Security Minister his directive not to vaccinate prisoners was given without authority. Ohana fires back.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 08/01/2021 21:28
Policeman punches protester in the face during protest against Ahuvya Sandak's death

Policeman punches protester in the face during protest against Ahuvya Sandak's death

Hundreds of people protest death of Ahuvya Sandak. Police: A handful of rioters clashed with police and disobeyed orders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/01/2021 03:08
MKs fear gulf growing between police, citizens after death of Ahuvya Sandak

MKs fear gulf growing between police, citizens after death of Ahuvya Sandak

MKs from different parties call for external commission of inquiry into death of teen in police chase.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 17:53
Likud MK Amit Halevy: Police treatment of Hilltop Youth stems from hatred

Likud MK Amit Halevy: Police treatment of Hilltop Youth stems from hatred

MK writes to Internal Security Minister Ohana, asking him to personally oversee investigation into Ahuvya Sandak's death.Hezki Baruch, 27/12/2020 20:42
Watch: Ahuvya's mother cries to Internal Security Minister

Watch: Ahuvya's mother cries to Internal Security Minister

For six days following tragic incident, not a single government official spoke to family members. MK Ohana was the first to visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2020 19:11
No priority vaccination for male Palestinian security prisoners

No priority vaccination for male Palestinian security prisoners

Female prisoners, staff will take precedence.Orly Harari, 27/12/2020 16:07
Chief Commissioner of Prisons Service to be appointed soon

Chief Commissioner of Prisons Service to be appointed soon

Internal Security Minister Amir Ohana to hold meetings with four candidatesArutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2020 08:59
'I don't think the government will fulfill its term'

'I don't think the government will fulfill its term'

Public Security Minister Amir Ohana: If Blue and White don't stop with the petty politics, we will go to elections.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 03/10/2020 00:32
'Attorney General is invested in Netanyahu's political assassination'

'Attorney General is invested in Netanyahu's political assassination'

Internal Security Minister Amir Ohana sharply attacks AG Mandelblit, 'All his prestige and future depends on Netanyahu's conviction.'Mordechai Sones, 01/09/2020 21:45
'We'll struggle to the last drop of our political blood'

'We'll struggle to the last drop of our political blood'

Minister Amir Ohana and MK Amit Halevi arrive at Mitzpe Kramim. MK Halevi: 'We're here so no stone in this charming settlement will move.'Hezki Baruch, 01/09/2020 19:46
'We will not condone terrorism from Gaza'

'We will not condone terrorism from Gaza'

Public Security Minister visits Sderot: In the coming days we will know whether we are facing a broader escalation or a hiatus.Hezki Baruch, 17/08/2020 05:02
Minister Ohana: My gut feeling is that this will end in bloodshed

Minister Ohana: My gut feeling is that this will end in bloodshed

'We have always disagreed with one another, and always will, but right now what we're seeing is fierce hatred between the two sides.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2020 11:24
Lapid: Public Security Minister doesn't understand what democratic protest is about

Lapid: Public Security Minister doesn't understand what democratic protest is about

Yesh Atid chairman calls on Netanyahu to fire Public Security Minister over criticism of 'chaotic' anti-government protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2020 14:41
A-G vs minister on threats to PM

A-G vs minister on threats to PM

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit accuses Minister Amir Ohana of 'false accusations' following letter over threats to Netanyahu family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2020 18:37
Knesset Members host 13-year-old Meah Shearim girl Bassie

Knesset Members host 13-year-old Meah Shearim girl Bassie

Bassie Getter, who was made to cry by aggressive police enforcement a week ago, was hosted with her father in MK Yaakov Asher's office.Mordechai Sones, 14/07/2020 15:45
Minister Ohana to be in isolation until next Sunday

Minister Ohana to be in isolation until next Sunday

Public Security Minister to enter isolation after meeting Border Police commander who was diagnosed with COVID-19.Hezki Baruch, 05/07/2020 06:14
Minister Ohana: State examining reducing cannabis penalties

Minister Ohana: State examining reducing cannabis penalties

Public Security Minister tells Supreme Court he seeks to 'minimize harm' to citizens convicted of cannabis use or possession.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2020 19:25
Amir Ohana appointed Minister of Public Security

Amir Ohana appointed Minister of Public Security

Netanyahu appoints Amir Ohana as Minister of Public Security and MK Gadi Yevarkan as his deputy.Hezki Baruch, 15/05/2020 04:38
Justice Mazuz rejects Justice Minister demand to disqualify himself

Justice Mazuz rejects Justice Minister demand to disqualify himself

Justice Mazuz rejects Justice Minister request to disqualify himself from discussing Dan Eldad's term; 'Request lacks grounds and is denied'Mordechai Sones, 04/05/2020 19:46
Justice Minister extends state of emergency in the courts

Justice Minister extends state of emergency in the courts

Justice Minister Amir Ohana extends state of emergency in the courts until March 22.Ben Ariel, 16/03/2020 02:56
Will Netanyahu's trial be postponed?

Will Netanyahu's trial be postponed?

Justice Minister announces state of emergency in the courts, which may affect the start of Netanyahu's trial on Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2020 04:02
Justice Minister Ohana shows his mettle

Justice Minister Ohana shows his mettle

Justice Minister Ohana came down hard on a staff member who agreed to address an organization that has given awards to those who act against Israel. Is this a sign of things to come? Sheri Oz, 06/03/2020 00:06
Justice Minister bans official from 'Association for Civil Rights in Israel' conference

Justice Minister bans official from 'Association for Civil Rights in Israel' conference

Amir Ohana bans Justice Ministry official from attending conference of radical left-wing organization, 'Ministry must maintain neutrality.'Arutz Sheva and Sheri Oz, 05/03/2020 20:24
Justice Minister: Netanyahu's victory in the primaries should be unequivocal

Justice Minister: Netanyahu's victory in the primaries should be unequivocal

'The primaries are stimulating great enthusiasm on the ground. I believe that this will be reflected in the general elections as well.'Yoni Kempinski, 26/12/2019 11:25
Acting State Prosecutor withdraws candidacy

Acting State Prosecutor withdraws candidacy

Orly Ben Ari-Ginsberg removes candidacy for the post of Acting State Prosecutor following criticism over the appointment.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/12/2019 20:08
Supreme Court freezes appointment of state prosecutor

Supreme Court freezes appointment of state prosecutor

At the last moment, Israel's Supreme Court steps in to freeze appointment of interim State Prosecutor, after Justice Minister appoints her.Ido Ben Porat, 18/12/2019 14:29
Justice Minister selects interim state prosecutor

Justice Minister selects interim state prosecutor

Defying Attorney General's opposition, Justice Minister Amir Ohana taps deputy prosecutor Orly Ginsberg to serve as state prosecutor.Hezki Baruch, 17/12/2019 12:55
Justice Minister Amir Ohana: I don't regret even one word

Justice Minister Amir Ohana: I don't regret even one word

The Justice Minister responds to a lawsuit filed against him by state witness Nir Hefetz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/11/2019 21:41
Witness in Netanyahu investigation sues Justice Minister

Witness in Netanyahu investigation sues Justice Minister

State witness in Case 4000, for which PM was indicted, sues Justice Minister Ohana for revealing details of the case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/11/2019 18:17
'Proud to stand by Netanyahu'

'Proud to stand by Netanyahu'

Justice Minister: Binyamin Netanyahu is not corrupt. A host of public figures have previously faced charges - and have been acquitted.Justice Minister Amir Ohana, 22/11/2019 04:02
Justice Minister considers 'committee to investigate prosecutor'

Justice Minister considers 'committee to investigate prosecutor'

Justice Minister Amir Ohana: 'Is something in what I said wrong? Is what I've described correct? Is that how it should be?'Mordechai Sones, 31/10/2019 09:10
Russian hacker to be extradited to the US

Russian hacker to be extradited to the US

Justice Minister signs order extraditing Aleksey Burkov to the US despite Russian pressure.Gary Willig, 30/10/2019 19:53
Justice Min: Prosecution destroyed many public figure's careers

Justice Min: Prosecution destroyed many public figure's careers

Justice Minister: 'Attorney within prosecutor's office sets agenda according to political agenda and becomes political actor.'Mordechai Sones, 29/10/2019 20:11
Justice Minister announces special press conference

Justice Minister announces special press conference

"No further details will be provided until 6 pm," Minister Ohana's office says, refusing to reveal what the press conference will address.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2019 10:03
Mother of Naama Issachar meets with Justice Minister

Mother of Naama Issachar meets with Justice Minister

Yaffa Issachar reportedly gets message that Russian hacker's extradition to US will apparently take place.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2019 19:51
Russian hacker: Do not approve my extradition

Russian hacker: Do not approve my extradition

Russian hacker appeals to Justice Minister Amir Ohana, asks him not to approve his extradition to the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2019 06:48
Assessment: The Russian hacker will be extradited to the US

Assessment: The Russian hacker will be extradited to the US

Justice Minister Amir Ohana expected to sign extradition order in the coming days against Russian hacker Alexei Burkov in the United States.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2019 22:34
Justice Minister: I hope US will intervene for Naama Issachar

Justice Minister: I hope US will intervene for Naama Issachar

"I suppose the US has an interest that Naama not sit in Russian prison," Minister Ohana says, noting her dual US-Israel citizenship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2019 10:36
This is what Naama Issachar said just before her arrest

This is what Naama Issachar said just before her arrest

New recording reveals Israeli woman's phone conversation just prior to her arrest by Moscow police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019 21:57
The Justice Minister asks advice from the general public

The Justice Minister asks advice from the general public

Justice Minister Amir Ohana asks the public to weigh in on a question about sensitive information that got leaked to the media.Hezki Baruch, 10/10/2019 21:08
'Why are leftists afraid of cameras to prevent voter fraud?'

'Why are leftists afraid of cameras to prevent voter fraud?'

Justice Minister pushes back on criticism of Camera Law. 'Nothing to fear if you're not counting on fraud.'Hezki Baruch, 11/09/2019 14:34
Interior, justice ministers revoke terrorists' residencies

Interior, justice ministers revoke terrorists' residencies

Ministers Deri and Ohana agree to revoke permanent residency rights of 2 terrorists involved in murderous attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2019 19:54
Ayelet Shaked: 'We're at a point where ministers can't move'

Ayelet Shaked: 'We're at a point where ministers can't move'

Shaked: 'Supreme Court decision to freeze appointment of new Justice Min. Director-General negates law allowing normal government function.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2019 14:09
Supreme Court freezes appt. of Justice Ministry Director-General

Supreme Court freezes appt. of Justice Ministry Director-General

'Col. (res.) Attorney Ofir Cohen is one of the most fitting appointments in the government ministries,' says Justice Minister Ohana.Hezki Baruch, 18/08/2019 21:34
Minister Ohana dismisses Ministry Director favoring confidante

Minister Ohana dismisses Ministry Director favoring confidante

Justice Minister decides to fire attorney Emi Palmor who served in position for years.Mordechai Sones, 23/07/2019 16:16
New Justice Minister calls to rein in judicial overreach

New Justice Minister calls to rein in judicial overreach

Justice Min. Ohana: I still want decisions to be made in Knesset, and not by a body which was not voted on and which I believe harms itself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2019 13:01
Report: Minister Ohana asked for a more expensive car

Report: Minister Ohana asked for a more expensive car

New minister reportedly twice asked to replace his car with one that is used by ministers - a Toyota Land Cruiser jeep.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2019 03:03
A-G rips Justice Minister: Obeying the court is not a choice

A-G rips Justice Minister: Obeying the court is not a choice

Attorney General Mandelblit joins Chief Justice in criticism Justice Minister Ohana for suggesting some court decisions should be ignored.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2019 15:26
'Obeying the law is more important than obeying court rulings'

'Obeying the law is more important than obeying court rulings'

MK Smotrich attacks Supreme Court Chief Justice Hayut for criticism of Justice Minister Ohana. 'Comments must be viewed with severity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2019 13:58
Supreme Court Chief Justice rebukes Justice Minister

Supreme Court Chief Justice rebukes Justice Minister

Esther Hayut in unprecedented statement against Justice Minister Amir Ohana, 'Between this worldview and anarchy - the road is short.'Mordechai Sones, 13/06/2019 12:27