Truly democratic - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harvey
    • 02.01.10 | 07:20 (IST)

    Perhaps the IDF should follow the example of what a truly democratic country does when apprehending a dangerous man. Quote from the BBC - life-threatening situation for the Mohammed cartoonist: "Jakob Scharf, who heads the Danish intelligence service Pet, said the attack was "terror related" and that the suspected assailant has close contacts to Somalia's al-Shabab group. He had been under surveillance for activities unrelated to Mr Westergaard, Mr Scharf said. Police said he was shot in the knee and the shoulder after threatening officers who tried to arrest him. Preben Nielsen of Aarhus police, said the man was seriously hurt but his life was not in danger."

    from the article: Orders were to capture militants alive - so why were they killed?
    First published 01:52 01.01.10 | Last updated 23:19 01.01.10
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