תאריך: 06/12/2014, 22:38    

For more information on the decisions the judge accepted on line
Of individual events which occurred during operation “Cliff”. The decision was made in accordance with
IDF policy to drive transparency in testing and investigation of unusual events which
Occurred during the operation.

To date, the JAG initially complaints and reports regarding more than 100 events, when allegations regarding other subtle events. Of about 50 cases already examined and referred to a judge for a decision.

Out of these events, in five cases decided by the judge advocate General to open a criminal investigation. With regard to nine cases the judge decides on when the event without opening a criminal investigation, after the review findings and the material collected by the engine not found
There is activity of IDF forces involved to provoke reasonable suspicion for committing a criminal offense. At the same time, some of these cases, the judge found it necessary to recommend operational lessons learned.

In some cases closed it was found that was not recognized any involvement of IDF troops in the incident.

The allegations with respect to the exceptions were transferred to JAG by the joint mechanism, which was established for the purpose of examining the events. The mechanism, which officiates the OC officer, established by the Chief of general staff Benjamin (Benny) Gantz in the midst of operation “Cliff”. The Mission of the joint mechanism is gathering data and relevant materials, and learn facts about unusual events that occurred during the operation. So, on
To provide full information to judge as possible to enable him to decide whether there are grounds for a criminal investigation, and for the lessons and operational recommendations to help prevent future adverse events.

11 cases examined by the joint mechanism returned him to complete
Testing. Dozens of additional cases are under examination by the mechanism, and their findings are expected to be made later.

In addition, following claims unquestioningly set reasonable suspicion for committing a criminal offense without
Need for clarification by the joint mechanism, the judge ordered so far to open eight criminal investigations.

With respect to cases concerning complaints received referrals, responded to an organization or individual.

The military prosecutor’s Office continues to receive complaints regarding alleged occurrence of unusual events. Many of these complaints are served on behalf of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, or by non-governmental organizations – Israelis, Palestinian or international waters. In addition, the Mag works actively to identify cases requiring an examination or investigation. Any information or complaints of alleged misconduct through the preliminary examination in order to assess credibility and concrete. It is that they trusted them, and concrete enough, they are moved to the army to decide whether to open a criminal investigation or alleged case to determine the Joint Chiefs for factual examination.

Below are permitted to publish information on the decisions made by the judge in relation to individual events.
Cases examined by the joint mechanism, in which the judge ordered a military police investigation case
1. claim
Regarding the deaths of four children on the beach of the Gaza Strip (16 July 2001) [posted
In a post on the military prosecutor’s Office on 10 September 2014]
The reports received by the advocate, and in the face of human rights organizations, claims that during an IDF attack on 16 July 2014 killed four children in the fishing Beach, near the port of Gaza. Consequently, and in accordance with the policies of the judge’s investigations, it was decided to transfer the case to the joint mechanism.

The factual findings by the mechanism and the judge established a reasonable basis
The suspicion that the attack was carried out not in accordance with the rules that IDF forces from the army, ordered to open a military police investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

2. the claim concerning infringement of the UNRWA school in Beit Hanun (24 July 2001) [published in the Mag website at day 10 September 2014]
In reports
Received by the advocate, and UNRWA face and human rights organizations, claims that as a result of the attack in the UNRWA school in Beit Hanun the day July 24, 2014 killed 15 civilians. Consequently, and in accordance with the policies of the judge’s investigations, it was decided to transfer the case to the joint mechanism.

The factual findings by the mechanism and the judge established a reasonable basis
The suspicion that the event took place over rules requiring the IDF forces from it, and also the number of civilian casualties in this incident is unknown at this time, the judge ordered to open a military police investigation into the circumstances of the incident.
3. allegation regarding the death of an ambulance driver in the Khan Younis area (25 July 2001)
Reports
Operational received about an event, raises concern on 25 July 2014 in an hour.
11:45 pm, an ambulance driver was shot by IDF in the area of Khan Yunis and killed as a result. Consequently, and in accordance with the policies of the judge’s investigations, it was decided to transfer the case to the joint mechanism.

The factual findings by the joint mechanism and presented to the judge indicated reasonable suspicion that frame the event exceeded the powers of the rules requiring the IDF forces, ordered a judge to open a military police investigation into the circumstances of the incident.
4. allegation regarding the death of an ambulance driver in the area of the hospital in Beit Hanun (July 25, 2014)
In reports
Operational and calls from human rights organizations received about said on 25 July 2014 in time 5:28 pm, an ambulance driver was killed as a result of IDF gunfire. Consequently, and in accordance with the policies of the judge’s investigations, it was decided to transfer the case to the joint mechanism.

The joint mechanism presented findings that have not given a response to claims that provides increased operational reports and human rights organizations references. A judge ordered to open a military police investigation into the circumstances of the incident.
5. allegation regarding the deaths of 27 civilians in assaulting the Abu JAMA Khan Younis (20 July 2001)
From the reports
Media and human rights organizations received inquiries regarding event, raises concern on 20 July 2014, 27 civilians were killed as a result of IDF attack the Abu JAMA
In Khan Yunis. Consequently, and in accordance with the policies of the judge’s investigations, it was decided to transfer the case to the joint mechanism.

The factual findings by the joint mechanism and presented to the judge indicated reasonable suspicion that frame the event, exceed the powers of the rules requiring the IDF forces, ordered a judge to open a military police investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

Events that advocate general ordered investigations of their cases without examining the Joint Chiefs staff
1. claim
Regarding the death of a Palestinian woman in Dahaniya Airport (18 July 2001) [published in the Mag website at day 10 September 2014]
Following an operational reporting with the JAG, which occurred on July 18, 2014, shot a woman.
Palestinians by the IDF in Dahaniya airport after apparently moving instead of done after early coordination against the IDF, ordered the army to open a military police investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

2. on the claim (20 July 2001) [published in the Mag website at day 10 September 2014]
Following an operational reporting that there is suspicion that a soldier despise Bizet (cash) during the operation, ordered the army to open a military police investigation into the circumstances of the incident.
3. claim
Regarding inappropriate behavior with respect to youth 17 who allegedly held by IDF forces in Khan חזע’ה (23-27 July 2001) [published in the Mag website per day
10 September 2014]
In response to media reports of them raised by claim about forbidden acts (including claims for beating and threats) made by IDF forces against Ahmad Abu Raida, who was, according to the claim, by IDF forces in Khirbet חזע’ה, ordered the army to open a military police investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

Translated from Hebrew

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