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donderdag 5 januari 2017

Israëlische leger heeft geen probleem met aanvallen op Palestijnse burgers.......

Yesh Din, een Israëlische mensenrechtenorganisatie, heeft bekend gemaakt dat uit onderzoek blijkt, dat in 2015 (de meeste recente cijfers) van de 186 strafrechtelijke onderzoeken naar geweld van het leger tegen Palestijnen, slechts 4 tot een veroordeling hebben geleid........

Van de 75 gedode Palestijnen in het najaar van 2015, leidde dit zelfs in slechts 21 van de gevallen tot een strafrechtelijk onderzoek..........

Report: Israeli military turns blind eye to attacks on Palestinians

Associated Press

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: An Israeli advocacy group on Tuesday criticized what it called an "exceptionally low" prosecution rate by the Israeli military in cases of violence committed by soldiers against Palestinians.
The report by Yesh Din, a human rights group that is often critical of the Israeli military, came a day before a military court's verdict is to be delivered in a high-profile manslaughter case against a soldier*.
In its annual report, Yesh Din said the army opened 186 criminal investigations into suspected offenses against Palestinians in 2015, but just four of those investigations yielded indictments. The group said the 2015 figures, based on official army data, were the most recent available.
In the fall of 2015, a wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence erupted, characterized by Palestinian stabbing and car-ramming attacks on Israelis. The report said that of 76 Palestinians killed in clashes with soldiers in the West Bank in 2015, only 21 deaths resulted in investigations.
"The fact that in 55 incidents no criminal investigation was considered necessary raises doubts about the implementation of Israel's declared policy on investigating civilian fatalities," the report said. It said the data signaled an "inability and unwillingness" to address unlawful conduct.
The Israeli military did not respond to requests for comment.
On Wednesday, a military court is to deliver its verdict in the manslaughter case of a soldier who was caught on video last March fatally shooting an incapacitated Palestinian attacker in the West Bank. The case of Sgt. Elor Azaria, who has argued that attacker still posed a threat, has deeply divided Israel.
Yesh Din spokesman Gilad Grossman said the manslaughter charge against a soldier was "very rare," but that the public uproar sparked by the video made it impossible to ignore.
"There was no way to look aside and not investigate," he said.
Dit artikel werd op 3 januari jl. gepubliceerd door The Daily Star (Libanon).

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