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Dr Zernik is a Human Rights and social protest activist, recognized for his unique application of data-mining and IT system analysis in Human Rights.
Dr Zernik's reports in the area of IT systems and Human Rights were incorporated into Universal Periodic Review reports of the United Nations Human Rights Council regarding:
The United States (2010), with the note: "Corruption of the courts and the legal profession and discrimination by law enforcement in California";
The State of Israel (2013) with the note: "Lack of integrity in the electronic records of the supreme court, the district courts and the detainees courts in Israel", and
The United States (2015) with the note: "HRA NGO recommended restoring the integrity of the IT systems of the courts, under accountability to the Congress, with the goal of making such systems as transparent as possible to the public at large."
A textbook on "Machine Learning" found Dr Zernik's application of data-mining to Human Rights research among "Notable uses", and summarized it as follows:
Data mining of government records - particularly records of the justice system (i.e., courts, prisons) - enables the discovery of systemic human rights violations in connection to generation and publication of invalid or fraudulent legal records by various government agencies.
A series of Dr Zernik's reports was published by Wikileaks prior to the 2016 US presidential election under the Podesta Archive.
Dr Zernik has been permit holder for the Occupy Tel-Aviv camp, where he has resided since 2012. With it, Dr Zernik has also become the subject of various art and documentary works in recent years.
As holder of the copyrights for the literary works of Yitzhaq Shami (1888-1949), has been instrumental in reclaiming Shami's deserved place in the history of early modern Hebrew and Palestinian literature:
Currently working on bringing to press an Arabic translation (2017);
Brought to press "The Mill of Life" by Yitzhaq Sami, Hebrew - won the "Masterpiece Book" prize of the Israeli Ministry of Cultural Affairs (2015);
Edited "Nouvelles d'Hebron" by Y Shami, French (2006);
Gained recognition for Shami by the Palestinian Academic Assoc. as one of the important Palestinian writers of the 20th century (2004).
Co-edited "Hebron Stories" by Yitzhaq Shami, English (2000).
In a previous academic career, Dr Zernik primarily engaged in US government funded bio-medical research.
OccupyTLV: Tel Aviv Police Commander suspects criminality by police in the camp
As is the case in the United States, the Israel police are engaged in unlawful efforts to undermine legitimate political opposition to the current government, and attempts to criminalize civil-society activists and whistleblowers. Israel has experienced a profound socio-economic transformation since the 1995 Rabin assassination, with the establishment of a US-style neoconservative regime with matching consequences.
Israel places journalist under incommunicado confinement
Majd Kayyal, a 23-year-old Israeli citizen and a journalist, was remanded to arrest, following court procedure behind closed doors in the Haifa Magistrate Court, with Publication Prohibition Decree, pertaining to the entire affair.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
ISRAEL: New trial in the Rabin assassination case?
A request for a new trial would be important in educating another generation of Israelis regarding the true facts in Rabin's assassination, regarding corruption of the Israeli courts, and regarding the true nature of the regime in Israel today. Series: Shin-Bet (4 Articles, 3193 views)
ISRAEL: The Shin-Bet-Judiciary Gang and organized crime
In a nation where total surveillance is not even questioned, organized crime is permitted to thrive, and the Shin Bet refused a "request" by the Prime Minister to fight organized crime. The situation raises questions regarding the line of civilian authority over the Shin Bet, and patronizing of organized crime by it. Series: Shin-Bet (4 Articles, 3193 views)
Wednesday, February 5, 2014(1 comments)
Corpus Separatum Jerusalem and the middle-east peace process
The evolution of Corpus Separatum Jerusalem as a place of free speech and preservation of human knowledge, in an age of looming darkness, would become one of the greatest achievements of mankind and the Abrahamic religions, like the truths of the prophets.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014(1 comments)
Occupy Tel Aviv: Police, Municipality rampage in unique case of government corruption, Human Rights abuse
Israel Police and the Tel Aviv Municipality colluded in a month long operation of fraud, extortion, and vandalism against the homeless and dispossessed, under the color of law, through the enforcement of non-existent "Eviction Decrees" or "Demolition Decrees". At the explicit request of Member of Knesset Galon, criminal complaint was filed against the Tel Aviv Police Commander with the State Prosecution, Police Investigations
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca steps down!
Lee Baca is only a small part of the corruption in Los Angeles County. The people of Los Angeles County should not be fooled to believe that the federal government has any intention of protecting their Human, Constitutional, and Civil Rights. The core of the corruption in Los Angeles County is in the corrupt judges of the Los Angeles Superior Court.
Duplicitous US judges: Jed Rakoff, Richard Leon
From his chambers in New York City, Jed Rakoff is a central figure in undermining US banking regulation, and Richard Leon in DC -- in undermining civil rights. With help from media, both cultivate a diametrically opposite image. And in Israel -- under the tenure of former Supreme Court Presiding Justice Aharon Barak, the courts were corrupted in an unprecedented manner.
Occupy Tel Aviv: Fake "Eviction Decree"/ "Demolition Decree" process
Tel Aviv Municipality issued sham "Eviction Decrees" or "Demolition Decrees", which fail to include the word "Decree" mentioned, which are not signed by any named individual, which were issued by no named unit of the municipality, and which refer no law or regulation as the legal foundation for the threats of imminent use of force.
ISRAEL: Nation hijacked by a Shin-Bet Judiciary Gang
Key events in governance of the State of Israel in recent decades include: a) Kav 300 affair (1984), where the confrontation between the Shin-Bet (Secret Service) and the justice system ended in a stalemate, b) Prime Minister Rabin's assassination (1995), where the Shin-Bet was deeply involved, and the justice system engaged in after-the-fact cover-up, c) Suspicious death of Chief Clerk of the Supreme Court Shmaryahu Cohen.