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    • Yussuf
    • 21.11.10 | 13:14 (IST)

    Facts: The nine-year old boy is alive and unharmed. The two sergeants are alive, unharmed and were able to stand trial. Had the bag contained a bomb and exploded killing or injuring all or some concerned, not a word would have been said. The Palestians would have taken credit for killing or injuring two soldiers, the child would have a street named after him in Gaza, children in Gaza schools would be gazing at his picture hanging in every classroom, eulogies for the martyr would resound from mosque to mosque and the family would have received a generous gift from the people of Iran. In cases like these, courts are there to exhibit wisdom not only dispense justice.

    from the article: IDF soldiers demoted after convicted of Gaza war misconduct
    First published 09:40 21.11.10 | Last updated 09:40 21.11.10
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