24.05.2011 20.Ijar, 5771 Tag 35 des Omer
Haifa Court rules in favor of Nazareth man, who claims Israel police shot two rubber bullets into his face while he was walking home from work in October 2000.
The Haifa District Court ruled on Monday in favor of a 33-year-old Nazareth resident who was blinded in his left eye during the Israeli Arab riots of 2000, ordering the Israel Police to pay him NIS 810,000 in compensation.
According to the indictment, the plaintiff was hit in his left eye and in his face by two rubber bullets while walking through his village during a volatile protest. His lawyer claimed that he was an innocent bystander simply walking home from work, and had no part in the demonstrations….