"Cream should not be put before the cat.”--Arab MK Jamal Zahalka (Balad) said that the Knesset approval for a bill that enables investigative bodies to postpone bringing persons suspected of committing acts of 'terror' before a judge for up to 96 hours after arrest is "in its entirety, a violation of human rights."
- Livni to boost police, legal powers against 'price-tag' attacks - Justice Minister Tzipi Livni wants price-tag attacks to be classified as terrorism, Haaretz reports. "The term price-tag attack is a euphemism for hate crimes that are meant to create provocation and cause violence," Livni says. Minister meets with settler leaders to discuss new measures. (Israel Hayom andHaaretz+)
- Abbas threatens to appeal Israeli building to ICC - Analysis: Israeli building in Oslo’s E-1 will spark Palestinian retaliation. (Media Line, Ynet)
- Israel bulldozes 4 apartments in East Jerusalem - Israeli authorities evicted 24 Gaith family members - including five children and an elderly woman, and razed four apartments on Monday in the al-Tur neighborhood of East Jerusalem, in spite of several attempts to revoke the demolition order, owners said. (Maan)
- UNRWA: Israeli forces demolish Hebron water well - Israeli forces on Monday demolished a water well and utility room in the Fawwar refugee camp in Hebron, a local UN official said. (Maan)
- Israel evicts Bedouin residents of West Bank village ahead of IDF exercise - Hundreds residing in Wadi al-Maleh are forced out of their homes after army declares area a live-fire training zone. (Maan and Haaretz)
- Gaza: Shipments of flowers meant for Europe used as fodder for sheep - Instead of exports of millions of flowers to Europe, Gazan farmers began feeding them to the sheep before they wilt. Reason: Israel's closure of the Kerem Shalom commercial crossing following shooting of rockets. (Maariv, p. 24)
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