UN human rights office decries Israeli sentence as excessively lenient

UN human rights office decries Israeli sentence as excessively lenient

UN human rights office decries Israeli sentence as excessively lenient

GENEVA: The UN’s human rights office said that an eighteen month sentence handed down to an Israeli trooper for murder an injured Palestinian was excessively lenient and intolerable.

The Israeli soldier was punished to eighteen months custody on Tuesday. Soldier shot Abdel Fattah al-Sharif Elor in the cranium after he was disabled following a knife attack.

The show of kindness represented Palestinian barbarity. We are extremely distressed at the kind sentence given by the Tel Aviv Military Court. Earlier current week to an Israeli soldier find guilty of illegally assassination an injured Palestinian in a specious extra-judicial implementation.  of a defenseless man who clearly posed no imminent threat. United Nations human rights spokesperson told a news conference in Geneva.

She said Killing carries a full punishment of 20-years under Israel law. Spokesperson said this case dangers discouragement self-confidence in the justice system and strengthening the culture of immunity. This is a prolonged culture of immunity we are speaking
about.

Israeli  forces killed over 2 hundred Palestinians since the most current increase in violence began in the West Bank.  in September 2015. Sergeant Elor Azaria is the only member of the Israeli security forces.  to have been carried to trial for such a murder. She added.

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