Archive for the 'Palestine' Category

ISRAEL / PALESTINE / FINLAND – Gaza boat activists tasered (2012-10-21)

Posted on October 21 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Israeli naval forces used stun guns when they boarded a Finnish ship attempting to break the sea blockade of Gaza on Saturday. Israel’s army said its forces took measures to ensure the safety of the passengers and did not use force. It intercepted the ship after all attempts to prevent its entry […]

ISRAEL / PALESTINE – Israeli police brutally arrest hunger strike demonstrators, threaten them with rape [and with taser] (2102-05-11)

Posted on May 11 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENT: Protesters near Ramle prison, formed a picket line opposing Israeli Police; the police violently attacked the group, beating them and using tasers, even after the people were handcuffed.” Eight were arrested at the site. The protest was over the arrest of 17 activists. Sixteen-year-old Ward Kayal, sentenced to house arrest, recalled the […]

ISRAEL / PALESTINE – Confined Cruelty: Israeli Treatment of Palestinian Minors (2012-03-24)

Posted on March 24 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Within a long, detailed and referenced article on Israeli mistreatment of Palestinian children, the author provides testimony of Israeli use of the taser as a torture instrument on a 15-yr-old Palestinion boy(in BOLD in the text below): “the interrogator grabbed the boy’s head and slammed it against the wall, slapping him […]

ISRAEL – Peres holds secret peace talks with Palestinians [tasers used in West Bank] (2011-07-30)

Posted on July 30 2011 by admin


ISRAEL / PALESTINE – Top cop vows probe into claims police are misusing taser guns (2011-06-11)

Posted on June 11 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Israseli police currently have 150 tasers in their arsenal. Following complaints by demonstrators in Sheikh Jarrah – a predominantly Palestinian part of Jerusalem – protesting new Jewish settlements in the area, Israeli policve have been charged with repeated improper use of taser guns in dispersing protests. Questions have also been raised by […]

ISRAEL / PALESTINE – 4 Palestinian detainees injured [and threatened with tasers] as Israeli forces raid prison (2011-04-29)

Posted on April 30 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “Four Palestinian detainees were injured Friday as Israeli forces raided Eshel prison”, a group representing Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails said. “Clashes broke out when Israeli forces attacked detainee Imad Al-Mardawn, the society said, adding that forces threatened to use Taser guns.”]] RAMALLAH (Ma’an) [see explanation of news agency below article] Four […]