Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Israeli Soldier Sentenced To 18 Months For Killing A Disarmed And Injured Palestinian Attacker



Washington Post: Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting disarmed Palestinian attacker

TEL AVIV — A military tribunal sentenced an Israeli soldier to 18 months in prison on Tuesday in the killing of a disarmed Palestinian attacker, noting that the army medic showed no remorse for pulling the trigger after the attacker lunged at troops with a knife.

It was a deeply divisive punishment for an army sergeant whom many Israelis hailed as a hero for “neutralizing a terrorist.”

The months-long trial of Sgt. Elor Azaria was a rare prosecution of an Israeli soldier serving in the almost 50-year military occupation of the West Bank. Azaria was found guilty by the court in January.

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WNU Editor: The Palestinians are not happy .... Palestinians: Israeli soldier's sentence for killing is 'green light' for crimes (Middle East Eye). More here .... Elor Azaria verdict: 'No justice for Palestinians' (Al Jazeera).

More News On An Israeli Soldier Sentenced To 18 Months For Killing A Disarmed And Injured Palestinian Attacker

Soldier Elor Azaria given 18 months prison for killing wounded assailant -- The Times of Israel
IDF soldier Azaria sentenced to 18 months in controversial manslaughter trial -- i24news
Israeli soldier jailed for killing injured Palestinian attacker -- The Guardian
Israeli soldier gets 18 months for killing Palestinian assailant, less than prosecutors sought -- ABC News
Israeli soldier gets 18 months for killing Palestinian -- AFP
Israeli soldier gets 18 months for killing wounded Palestinian attacker -- USA Today
Israeli court sentences soldier Elor Azaria to 18 months for killing Palestinian -- DW
Israeli Soldier Sentenced to 18 Months for Killing Palestinian -- VOA

2 comments:

You Vuo said...

No Justice, Israel is a disgrace.

Chase jones said...

Lung at most and u will meet same fate this guy was just dumb enough to do it on cam