State to indict IDF company officer for shooting Palestinian in back

24.08.2011                      24.Aw-Elul, 5771

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State to indict IDF company officer for shooting Palestinian in back

The commander, a well-known religious Zionist educator, says that he didn’t intended to kill the Palestinian in December 2007.

The state prosecution has decided to indict a company commander in the army reserves who shot a Palestinian in the back and killed him. The commander, a well-known religious Zionist educator, opened fire in contravention of the rules of engagement.
The move is a fairly rare event: From 2002-2009, only 14 indictments were filed over the death of Palestinian civilians, out of 173 cases investigated, according to the Yesh Din organization. Many other deaths were not investigated at all….