Selective outrage at the IDF

Reveal “state secrets” and watch out:

A soldier serving in the IDF’s elite 8200 military intelligence unit was sentenced to 19 days in prison on Wednesday for uploading a picture onto the Facebook social networking site.

Abuse the Palestinians and human rights group are forced to challenge the rules:

Today, … 16 April 2008, The Public Committee against Torture in Israel (PCATI), Physicians for Human Rights-Israel, B’Tselem-The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, Hamoked: Center for the Defence of the Individual and Adalah-The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel filed a petition to the High court of Justice against the General Security Service (GSS), the Israel Police and the Attorney General demanding that the use of family members as means of exhorting pressure on suspects during interrogations by state authorities be absolutely prohibited.

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