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bright tal on Idan Halili

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Bright Tal, pointed as ever, has posted this picture of Idan Halili, who refused to enlist for femenist reasons.

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In case you’re wondering. Military service is compulsery in Israel for both men and women. Women are required to serve 2 years. However, religious or married women are exempt.

Written by yishaym

November 17, 2005 at 2:43 am

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  1. Thanks Yishay !

    Idan was imprisoned for 2 weeks today.

    Tal

    Bright Tal

    November 17, 2005 at 6:00 am

  2. Again, a word of explanation: unfortunatly, this doesn’t mean that she’ll be free in two weeks. the army’s standard procedure is to hand her a draft notice when she leaves prision, and if she refuses again – sentence her immidietly to two more weeks. The famous five accumulated between 80 days and a year this way, before they were brought before a tribunal and sentenced to a year in prision. After that they were discharged on grounds of – get this – lack of mitivation.

    yishaym

    November 17, 2005 at 4:00 pm

  3. Idan was released on Tuesday (27 Dec 05). Apparently, she is “unfit for military service”😉

    Bright Tal

    December 29, 2005 at 11:42 am


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