Wednesday, September 10, 2014

IDF announces investigation into possible misconduct in Gaza fighting

Maj Gen Danny Efroni, IDF
The Military Advocate General
"Israel’s Military Advocate General Corps has ordered criminal investigations into five incidents of possible misconduct on the part of Israeli forces in the 50-day Gaza war, a senior Israeli military official said on Wednesday." So reports The New York Times here. Under Israeli law, prosecution decisions are made by the Military Advocate General. "The Military Advocate General is a member of the General Staff, but has complete legal independence and is not subject to the direct orders of the Chief of Staff or other superior officers."

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