CRIMES AND CORRUPTIONS OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER NEWS (mparent7777_1) wrote,
CRIMES AND CORRUPTIONS OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER NEWS
mparent7777_1

Rights groups slam 'disgraceful' minor charge over shooting of bound Palestinian

w w w . h a a r e t z . c o m

Last update - 15:14 07/08/2008

IDF colonel and soldier charged in shooting of bound Palestinian

By Amos Harel, Haaretz Correspondent

Israeli human rights organizations on Wednesday blasted the Israel Defense Force's decision to remove an officer from his current post and reassign him, over an incident in which a soldier under his command fired a rubber bullet at a bound Palestinian prisoner.

B'Tselem and Yesh Din both released statements Wednesday condemning the deal reached between the attorneys of Lt. Colonel Omri Burberg, the officer, and the military advocate general, Brigadier General Avihai Mandelblit.

The deal saw Burberg indicted in a military court on Thursday morning on a minor charge of "inappropriate behavior for a commander" The soldierת Staff Sergeant L., who carried out the shooting was also indicted on Thursday.

--MORE--
Tags: human rights, israel, palestinians, video
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments