Yesh DinVolunteers for Human Rights
The Israeli military shirks its obligation to protect the Palestinian population of the West Bank against offenses by Israeli citizens
“A Jew throws rocks – the soldiers will call the police. The soldiers won’t point their guns at him. They will not arrest him. They won’t do anything to him. The police likely won’t either, except for telling him off” (testimony of a staff sergeant from the Nahal Brigade).
97.4 Percent of Investigative Files relating to Damage to Palestinians’ Olive Trees are Closed due to Police Failings
Police investigations of vandalization of Palestinian trees in the West Bank, Yesh Din monitoring data, 2005-2013:
Yesh Din: “A defective legal culture and the absence of legislation prevent the prosecution of soldiers for offenses considered war crimes”