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“This is a ridiculous punishment’

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An Israeli police officer receives a sentence of nine months for the shooting of a Palestinian boy. That is but a month, more than the punishment that a 17-year-old Palestinian was because they are Israeli soldiers a few blows sold.

The case created in may 2014 as for the fuss, because the events were recorded by security cameras. It was to see how a 17-year-old boy, Nadeem Nawara, suddenly mount in a street …

The case created in may 2014 as for the fuss, because the events were recorded by security cameras. It was to see how a 17-year-old boy, Nadeem Nawara, suddenly mount in a street in Beitunia in the West Bank, which Israel occupied.

The teenager had shortly before, together with other Palestinian young people, stones thrown at Israeli soldiers, but it was not immediately a security risk – on the camera images was to see that he wegwandelde at the time that he was shot.

A court in Jerusalem sentenced Ben Deri, who, as a member of the Israeli border police, the fatal shot did, Wednesday to nine months in prison and six months with suspension. He must also be translated 11.450 euro payment to the family of the victim.

The public prosecutor could, during the process to demonstrate that the soldiers and police, the command had been given to only rubberkogels to use during the incidents. According to the original indictment had Ben Deri about a red warehouse with rubberkogels, and a plain warehouse with sharp. He placed the sharp ammunition in the red warehouse to hide the fact that he is the agreed-upon rules violated.

But the lawyer of Deri argued successfully that his client assumed that his weapon was loaded with rubberkogels and by a negligence with a sharp shot. It was the prosecution’s toned down, though it was still a prison sentence of 20 to 27 months required.

The court held in determining the punishment, take into account the excellent reputation of the grensbewaker, the fact that he called was to put an end to a breach of the peace, and that he cooperated during the investigation.

Ridiculous strafmaad, says Nadeems father

The father of Nadeem Nawara, Siam Nawara, calling the penalty ridiculous. “I had never expected that the Israeli court would do justice be done for my son, who is a martyr is. But I had to do everything possible to create a solid case to put forward, and the Israeli justice to expose across the world. That’s what I did.’

The parents of Mohammad Salameh, a second boy a little later on the same spot was shot, decided not to process them because they have no confidence in Israeli justice. It is not clear whether Ben Deri also in this case, the fatal shot said.

Hanan Ashrawi, the Palestinian politician who in the early nineties, along negotiated the Oslo peace accords, and set the penalty for Deri against the eight months in jail, the 17-year-old Palestinian Ahed Tamimi in march. Tamimi had two Israeli soldiers kicked and beaten. According to Ashrawi was in this case a war crime.

According to the newspaper Jerusalem Post, considering the lawyer of Deri against the punishment-in appeal. According to him, it is not a member of the Israeli security services to condemn to imprisonment for operations during a riot.

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