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  • Rock throwers sent to jail for at least 3 years under new Israeli law

    November 3, 2015 | 9:37 am

    Those who throw rocks at vehicles or people in Israel must serve at least three years in prison under a law approved by the Knesset.

    The law establishing mandatory minimum sentences for rock throwers passed on its second and third readings on Monday night by a vote of 51-17....

  • Israeli lawmakers approve tougher law against rock throwers

    July 21, 2015 | 10:11 am

    Israeli lawmakers voted to impose longer jail terms on people caught throwing rocks at civilian cars and roads.

    The Knesset passed the bill on its second and third readings on Monday night by a vote of 69 to 17.

    Under the new law, rock throwers can be sentenced to up to 20...

  • Rock throwers in Israel can now be sentenced to 20 years

    November 3, 2014 | 12:50 pm

    An amendment to Israel’s penal code will allow for sentences of up to 20 years for throwing stones or other objects at vehicles.

    Israel’s Cabinet passed the amendment at its weekly meeting on Sunday.

    “Israel is taking vigorous action against terrorists and those who throw...

  • Nakba Day marked with rioting, rock throwing

    May 15, 2012 | 7:59 am

    Palestinians in Israel marked Nakba Day with riots and rock-throwing.

    Palestinians on Tuesday rioted and threw rocks at Israeli troops near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron, at the Kalandia checkpoint and at Rachel’s Tomb near Bethlehem. Several Palestinian rioters were...

  • Police confront stone-throwers on Temple Mount

    June 10, 2011 | 10:38 am

    Israeli police quelled stone-throwing on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

    Police entered the compound, known to Muslims as the Haram al-Sharif, on Friday after stone-throwers targeted Israeli troops who secure the area’s margins.

    The police used tear gas to subdue the rioters and arrested...