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News Noam Federman: Israeli politico-religious prisoner

  1. Jan 26, 2004 #1
    [SOLVED] Noam Federman: Israeli politico-religious prisoner

    Noam Federman is under administrative detention, which means he has not been charged with any crime but is being held indefinitely in sub-human conditions, much worse that we give our terrorist Palestinian prisoners.

    Recently we were all told that he was being moved from the horrendous prison in which he was in isolation, starving (because he refused to eat the food which was not certified kosher), denied all visitors including his wife and children, and located right next to the terrorist murderers Dirani and Obeid, in fact surrounded by Arab terrorist prisoners, who hurled insults and threats at him throughout the day and night. Thanks to the huge public outcry, Noam was moved to another prison, where we were told that he would now have the opportunity to attend minyan, observe Shabbat, and receive visitors, especially his family.

    Well, this was a lie. He is now in a prison in Ashkelon, not in isolation but in a full jail room with not a single religious prisoner. All Shabbat the tv is blaring in the room, giving him no peace. There is no minyan for him to attend. He is being denied medical care, which he desperately needs as he is quite ill. And, worst of all, he is still denied any visitors, especially his wife and children.

    For everyone who cares about democracy and the humane treatment of all our citizens, especially those who have not committed any crimes and against whom there is not a shred of evidence of having committed crimes, we must let the authorities know that we are aware of what is happening and insist on immediately improvements in Noam Federman's situation! Ideally, he should be released completely if he is not to be charged with any crimes.

    Call Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz (he signed the original order of administrative detention), 03-697-5436 or fax 03-697-6218 or email smofaz at knesset.gov.il or sar at mod.gov.il ; Internal Security Minister Tzachi Hanegbi, 02-530-8039 or email zhanegbi at knesset.gov.il; and Minister of Public Security / Police, Uzi Landau, 02-530-8500 or fax 02-581-1832 or email ulandau at knesset.gov.il.
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  3. Jan 26, 2004 #2
    Sounds like a good reason for the UN to place sanctions on Israel. REGIME CHANGE!!!
  4. Jan 26, 2004 #3
    The abuse of Noam Federman (and myself in 1996) underscores the importance and necessity of a REGIME CHANGE in Israel, but not imposed or enforced by the bloody and hypocritical UN! For a truly legitimate and lasting change, faithful ISRAELIS must initiate and complete the RECONSTRUCTION. Coming soon to a theater near you....
  5. Jan 26, 2004 #4
    No no no...maybe Israel is where Iraq hid the WMD! After all, who would look there?!?

    I call my congressman, see if we can't drop some bombs on Israel by next Tuesday!
  6. Jan 27, 2004 #5

    jimmy p

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    Who the hell is Noam Federman and why should we care about him?
  7. Jan 27, 2004 #6
    Who cares?!? He is simply evidence of the human rights violations of teh savage Ariel Sharon. Sharon MUST be taken down, or else evil triumphs!

  8. Jan 27, 2004 #7

    jimmy p

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    Maybe the thread should be called Noam Federman: Insane politico-religious prisoner. No wonder he was banged-up. Change it Zero, change it!
  9. Jan 27, 2004 #8
    No, see, here's the case...

    1) Israel is imprisoning its own people
    2) Israel is a threat to its Palestinian neighbors
    3) Israel is in violation of UN resolutions
    4) Israel has nuclear weapons

    The implications are clear: we MUST free Israel, in order to promote freedom. Time for the "shock and awe", baby!!
  10. Jan 27, 2004 #9



    *SLAP* this newspaper dont seem to be working, will be a cane next time.
  11. Jan 27, 2004 #10
    Free Noam Federman!

    http://www.professors.org.il/releases/10dec03.htm [Broken]

    Professors for a Strong Israel

    Statement to the Press - 10 December 2003
    Re: Human rights - for Jews too!One doesn't have to endorse Noam Federman's views in order to protest against his lengthy administrative detention - with no trial, under cruel conditions that not only violate his rights as a citizen and human being, but that also endanger his health and his life. Professors for a Strong Israel declares that administrative detention of a citizen of the state is an act that has no place in a democracy. We have requested an urgent meeting with the defense minister in order to demand Noam Federman's release. If there is evidence against him, let him be tried in court. And more on human rights: Professors for a Strong Israel rejects the various plans proposed for the ethnic cleansing of Jews from the heart of the country. These suggestions violate all the Zionist, Jewish, democratic, and human values on which the state is based. We will raise this issue with the defense minister as well.

    Today, International Human Rights Day, we demand that the "rightist" government on the one hand, and the various groups that speak of democracy and human rights on the other, remember that human rights are the property of all human beings - even Jews! Administrative detention without trial, ethnic cleansing of Jews from their homes, and the denial of the right of these Jews to live in anywhere in their homeland are denials of the human rights these bodies espouse.

    Dr. Ron Breiman, Chairman of PSI
    Tel: 050-518 940
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  12. Jan 27, 2004 #11

    Think im gonna need a bigger cane for this puppy, maybe we should ask Zero if he could put him down for us.
  13. Jan 28, 2004 #12

    jimmy p

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    LOL maybe if we starve him as well...

    can you give an actual reason to why Noam was chucked in the slammer? Your own words not a press release or cut and paste job
  14. Jan 29, 2004 #13
    This is breaking news regarding those originally arrested with Noam Federman (unjustly held in administrative detention in Israel). If they're guilty for simply possessing some explosives and got 15 months, WHY should Noam Federman remain in prison indefinitely for allegedly supplying them? Especially since he has NOT been charged with committing any crime and has never been brought to court with any evidence against him!

    News from Hebron
    The Hebron Press Office Thursday January 29, 2004


    1. Pass and Shvu sentenced

    A Jerusalem municipal court today sentenced Hebron resident Itzik Pass and his brother-in-law, Matti Shvu, to fifteen months imprisonment. They pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining and keeping 8 'explosive bricks.'

    The prosecutor demanded that they two men be sentenced to a minimum of six years in jail, claiming that they were planning to commit a terror attack against Arabs in revenge for the murder of Itzik and Oriya Pass' infant daughter, Shalhevet.

    However, the judge rejected this argument, saying that their was no basis for this assumption. Two days ago, when offering pleas for punishment, the prosecutor spoke of the two men as 'terrorists' and 'extremists,' noting 'where they live.' He was severely reprimanded by the judge, and told to 'stick to the issue at hand.'

    If the two men's sentence is reduced by three months for good behavior, as is normal, they could be released within two or three months.

    The Jewish Community of Hebron
    POB 105 , Kiryat Arba-Hebron 90100
  15. Jan 29, 2004 #14
    Yack Yack Yack,


    Next time i will shoot ya!
  16. Jan 29, 2004 #15

    jimmy p

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    uh....he was supplying explosives??? he is a terrorist David, im sorry to say but he got what he deserves. It's the same reason why drug dealers go to jail.
  17. Jan 29, 2004 #16
    I still think bombing Israel is the only answer to this...Israel MUST be brought to JUSTICE!!!
  18. Jan 29, 2004 #17
    Here here!

    Shouted like a backbench MP with a very strong british accent.
  19. Jan 29, 2004 #18

    jimmy p

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    all in favour, LIVE.
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