An Israeli soldier who, in 2016, a wounded Palestinian in the head shot, early free. That has an Israeli military court decided.
Elor Azariah comes on 10 may, when he was nine months has been two-thirds of his sentence of fourteen months.
Last July was Azariah were found guilty of the murder of the 21-year-old Abdel Fattah al-Sharif after Sharif in march 2016 in Hebron, another Israeli soldier was stabbed. The soldier was sentenced to eighteen months in prison and was locked up since 9 August last year.
A part of the Israeli population supports Azariah and calls him a hero, while others a criminal. The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other politicians had called for a presidential pardon for the soldier, but president Reuven Rivlin went on in.
Azariah’s punishment was in september with four months, shortened by the chief of staff Gadi Eizenkot, who is ‘mercy and compassion’ as the reasons mentioned. He said at the time that the action of Azariah ‘was improper and went against the orders of the army and the values of the Israeli army’.
Azariah for his deeds never repented.