While I cannot condone violence on either sides, soliders are permitted to protect themselves. Stop portraying him as a hero, he was out throwing rocks at soldiers, a grown man fully aware of the consequences. Where is this compassion when it is an innocent Israeli victim of these rock throwing thugs? How many people have died due to rocks been thrown at their vehicles? Stop this self hating Jew trend.
About 2,000 demonstrators protest 'occupation policy and fascist settlers' in Nazareth (Haaretz)
from the article: The stench of occupation hovers over the Palestinian bereaved