If half what the soldier says is true, there is a real TRAINING problem. Nobody in the chain of command seems to know what the rules of armed conflict are or at least don't teach them to soldiers. Maybe the IDF really believes it is exempt from the rules, especially if their commander supports what they did.
In Bahrain, 2 police officers killed, 6 wounded in bombing (AP)
from the article: 'I was stabbed in the back,' says soldier who used human shield in Gaza