Well, the trial and conviction were just a joke on the world. Israel does not take crimes against the laws of war as outlined in Geneva IV seriously at all. It is nice to see the evidence of that plain as day - as evident as the sun rising in the East. Might just as well have promoted them as was done with Captain R.
Merkel says would welcome constructive Iranian role in any Syria talk (Reuters)
from the article: IDF soldiers demoted after convicted of Gaza war misconduct