Tuesday, November 21, 2017

No presidential clemency for Hebron shooter

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has refused to grant clemency to IDF Sgt. Elor Azaria, who was convicted of manslaughter by a court-martial for shooting a Palestinian demonstrator who had been subdued. The soldier's 14-month sentence had previously been reduced by Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot. Details here.

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