A bit clumsy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Li
    • 11.12.12 | 19:20 (IST)

    Saying that they could have fired, but chose not to, is silly. So Israel allows, permits, its soldiers to shoot unarmed young people who throw stones. Not a point of pride. On the other side, the film shows one soldier hanging back to slow the pursuing stone throwers while other soldiers get some distance. Obviously harder to run with gear and if he hadn't done that maybe one of the soldiers would have caught a rock in the head.

    from the article: 'IDF soldiers in recent West Bank clashes were allowed to fire, but chose not to'
    First published 17:22 11.12.12 | Last updated 17:22 11.12.12
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