Saturday, March 4, 2017

Israeli Killer Receives More Lenient Punishment Than Palestinian Stone Throwers

On Tuesday, February 21, the IDF soldier Elor Azaria received a prison sentence of 18 months for the killing of a Palestinian. The entire incident was captured on a video that was widely shared, but even that was not sufficient for him to be given anything close to a just punishment. Palestinians, on the other hand, regularly receive significantly harsher sanctions for much less serious crimes, such as throwing stones.
Azaria killed the 21-year-old Palestinian Abdel al-Fattah al-Sharif in March of 2016.
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