News and updates about Duma

A conviction based solely on a confession made under duress

TOMORROW (Monday, March 7th) Amiram Ben Uliel's case will be heard in Israel’s Supreme Court. Read and act now.Opinion.

A conviction based solely on a confession made under duress

Supreme Court rejects appeal of minor in Duma case, upholding terror membership conviction

Court rejects appeal of minor tortured in Duma case, despite noting harsh conditions of his imprisonment and interrogation.

Supreme Court rejects appeal of minor in Duma case

Dramatic development in Duma trial

Lawyer for Amiram Ben-Uliel hopes new evidence in Duma arson case will lead to overturning of his client's conviction.

Dramatic development in Duma trial

'I lit the firebomb and threw it in the house'

Recordings released with Amiram Ben-Uliel retracing steps at Dawabsha house in Duma.

'I lit the firebomb and threw it in the house'player

Duma Arson defense team to appeal conviction to Supreme court

Defense team for Israeli man convicted of murdering Palestinian Arab family slams court, turns to Supreme Court to appeal the ruling.

'This is a black day for the state of Israel'player

Amiram Ben-Uliel convicted of murder in fatal Duma arson

Amiram Ben-Uliel found guilty in arson attack that left three members of Palestinian Arab family dead, including a one-year-old boy.

Israeli Jewish man convicted of murder in Duma arson

Expert opinion: Duma graffiti doesn't match Ben Uliel's hand

Graffiti at scene of alleged arson doesn't match suspect's handwriting and was written by 2 different people, contradicting indictment.

Expert opinion: Duma graffiti doesn't match Ben Uliel's hand

Duma case: Minor won't be convicted of involvement in murder

Plea bargain to be signed today with minor accused of planning murder of Dawabshe family in village of Duma.

Duma case: Minor won't be convicted of involvement in murder

Plea bargain in Duma affair? Chief rabbi of Tzfat will decide

Journalist Carmel Dangor reported on Kan 11 News that right-wing activists are exerting pressure on the minor not to sign the plea bargain.

Plea bargain in Duma affair? Chief rabbi of Tzfat will decide

INTO THE FRAY: “Terror”, tigers and tabby cats…

 INTO THE FRAY: “Terror”, tigers and tabby cats…

Duma arson trial: Investigators ignoring suspect's alibi?

Wife of primary suspect in Duma arson trial claims investigators ignoring her testimony validating her husband's alibi.

Duma arson trial: Investigators ignoring suspect's alibi?

State Attorney's Office appeals ruling on Duma minor

State Attorney's Office appeals District Court's decision to release minor accused of involvement in the murder in Duma to house arrest.

State Attorney's Office appeals ruling on Duma minor

Court discusses release of minor held in Duma affair

Lod court discusses possible release of minor suspected of role in arson death of 3 people after confessions thrown out over torture.

Court discusses release of minor held in Duma affair

Court rejects confessions obtained through torture

The court dismissed all confessions made by the defendants under torture. Confessions collected after the harsh interrogation still valid.

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Key decision expected today in Duma arson case

Court rules this afternoon whether confessions of Duma murder suspects are admissible despite having been extracted through torture.

Key decision expected today in Duma arson case

'Shin Bet torture' exhibit in the heart of Tel Aviv

Activists demonstrate torture techniques that GSS interrogators allegedly used on detained Jewish minors.

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Dawabsha family home torched in Duma

Otzma Yehudit party claims repeated arson attacks on victims of deadly Duma arson prove murder was not carried out by Jewish extremists.

Dawabsha family home torched in Duma

'The Arabs stand there and laugh at us'

Dr. Hagi Ben-Artzi explains the difference between Jewish and Arab terror, protests the 'joke' of Israeli jail sentences.

'The Arabs stand there and laugh at us'

Terror victim's mother 'shocked' by ex-Defense Minister

Rabbanit Chana Henkin says blaming Israel for terror attack is untrue and dangerous.

Terror victim's mother 'shocked' by ex-Defense Minister

Yaalon rips into Naftali Bennett

Former Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon lashed into Naftali Bennett. "The blood of the Duma attack is on our hands."

Yaalon rips into Naftali Bennett

Liberman: Dawabshe family ineligible for compensation

Following Defense Minister's announcement, Dawabshe family is considering taking legal action.

Liberman: Dawabshe family ineligible for compensation

Duma bombing survivor visits terrorist’s home

Arab survivor of firebomb attack that killed his parents and brother taken for 'solidarity visit' to terrorist murderer's demolished home.

Duma bombing survivor visits Hamas terrorist’s demolished home

Yet another fire in Duma 1 year after deadly arson

Not for the first time, fire guts home of member of Dawabshe clan, one year after three killed in arson blamed on Jewish extremists.

Yet another fire in Duma one year after deadly arson

Shin Bet: New Duma arson wasn't 'Jewish terror'

Israel Security Agency says latest fire doesn't appear to have been 'nationalistic,' strengthening suspicions regarding Arab feud.

Shin Bet: New Duma arson wasn't 'Jewish terror'

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.'

New Duma arson raises 'many question marks'

New details come to light in Duma 'confession'

ISA Agents forced Ben Uliel to reenact events in Duma; 'under duress' he cited events only investigators - and the perpetrator - could know.

New details come to light in Duma 'confession'

Police sued for beating Jewish minor at protest

Police officer accused of brutality against a minor who was protesting the Shin Bet's treatment of the Jewish Duma suspects.

Afula police sued for beating Jewish minor at Duma case protest

Putin offers European Jews refuge in Russia

Europe's beleaguered Jews 'should come to us,' Russian leader tells European Jewish Congress in the Kremlin.

Putin offers European Jews refuge in Russia

‘Extorting confessions from children’

About 150 people demonstrate in downtown Jerusalem to protest the torture of the suspected involved in the Duma murder.

‘Extorting confessions from children’

Hundreds riot over Duma suspects' treatment

Angry protestors block entrance to Jerusalem over ISA torture of suspects.

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Shin Bet breaking many laws in Duma investigation

Legal rights NGO accuses courts of giving Shin Bet security service 'a rubber stamp to do whatever they want.'

Shin Bet 'breaking lots of laws' in Duma suspects' detention

Ya'alon: Not enough evidence to try Duma suspects

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon 'ashamed' of Duma attack for being 'Jewish terrorism.'

Ya'alon admits: Not enough evidence to try Duma suspects

UN calls on Israel to prosecute Duma arsonists

UN 'concerned' by 'slow progress' in case, as rumors swirl of a major breakthrough under gag order.

UN calls on Israel to prosecute Duma arsonists

Duma arson gag order: Covering up a failure?

Israel Democracy Institute argues media gag order not meant to protect investigation, but rather to hide state from scrutiny over 'failure.'

Duma arson gag order: Covering up a failure?

Ya'alon rails against 'extremist fanatics'

Defense Minister blames nationalist extremists for Duma arson, points fingers at MKs for tensions over synagogue demolition.

Ya'alon rails against 'extremist fanatics' at press conference

Mother of Infant Killed in Duma Arson Passes Away

Riham Dawabshe, mother of infant killed in arson in July, passes away at the Sheba Medical Center.

Mother of Infant Killed in Duma Arson Passes Away

Who's Blocking Investigation of Second Duma Fire?

Journalist reveals town council told him fire was Arab arson, asks why ISA not investigating the curious case and hushing it up in media.

Who's Blocking an Investigation of the Second Duma Fire?

After Second Duma Fire, MK Demands Investigation

'There is info on Arab clan conflict - find the motive in previous arson quickly,' writes MK Hazan after another home of same family burned.

After Second Duma Fire, MK Demands Investigation

Hamas Using Electrical Fire to Incite Violence

Fire this morning in Duma, site of deadly arson last month, was an accident; but IDF source says Hamas blaming 'settlers' to incite attacks.

Hamas Blaming 'Settlers' for Electrical Fire to Provoke Violence

'Settler Arson' Actually Electrical Short-Circuit

Three weeks after deadly arson in Duma killed Mamun Dawabshe and his son, another fire breaks out at home of relative.

'Settler Arson' Turns Out to be Electrical Short-Circuit