According to Israeli military records, there are a 2,700 deserters and 1,780 draft dodgers in Israel. In the last week alone, the IDF has arrested 474 of them as part of its largest-ever operation to apprehend them. Who are these "deserters"and in whose interest is it to invest so much of the military's resources to hunt them down? By Sahar Vardi The month of May brought tidings of the Military Police opening its “hunting season." In recent days the IDF has been tracking down hundreds of the 4,500 deserters and “draft dodgers” it has identified. Temporary detention facilities have been…Read More... | 23 Comments
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