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Israeli Soldier Wounded by Shots Fired from Lebanon

JERUSALEM, Oct 26  – The Israeli military said an Israeli soldier was wounded on Wednesday by shots fired from a vehicle travelling in Lebanon along a border fence, and troops returned fire. A Lebanese army statement said there was no truth to reports shots had been fired from a car at a soldier from Lebanese

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Trial Opens of Israeli Soldier Who Killed Wounded Palestinian

By Rami Amichay JAFFA, Israel, May 9 – An Israeli soldier who shot and killed a wounded Palestinian assailant went on trial on manslaughter charges on Monday in a rare case that focuses on allegations of excessive use of force in confronting Palestinian attacks. A majority of Israelis do not want a court-martial to take

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Israeli Soldier Who Shot Supine Assailant Charged With Manslaughter

By Rami Amichay JAFFA, Israel, April 18 – The Israeli military filed manslaughter charges on Monday against a soldier who shot a wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground in a killing a poll said many Israelis felt was justified. The defendant – a conscript infantry medic whose name has been barred from

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U.N. Expert Decries Israeli Soldier’s Killing of Palestinian Attacker

JERUSALEM, March 31 – A U.N. expert on human rights on Wednesday condemned the killing by an Israeli soldier of a wounded Palestinian assailant last week as he lay on the ground, saying it appeared to be an extrajudicial execution. Video taken by Israel’s B’Tselem human rights group last Thursday shows an infantryman firing into the

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