Police investigate as effigies of Charedi soldiers hanged in Jerusalem
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Police investigate as effigies of Charedi soldiers hanged in Jerusalem

Police launch an investigation for incitement after effigies of Charedi soldiers found hanging in Orthodox Jerusalem district

Police remove the effigy of the Orthodox soldier
Police remove the effigy of the Orthodox soldier

Effigies of Charedi Orthodox soldiers were hanged in the Jerusalem Charedi neighboUrhood of Mea Shearim.

One of the effigies, which were hanged by their necks, had a sign reading “hardak out.” Hardak is a derogatory term for Charedi men who serve in the army.

Police removed the effigies, surrounded by jeering crowds, and turned them over for forensic examination on Monday. Ynet reported that the police have asked the state attorney to launch an investigation for incitement.

In a statement, police said they “will take a hard line in investigating and prosecuting those involved in this incident.”

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