Court orders indictment of settler, not only of Palestinian, on assault charges
Video footage of confrontation between settlers and Palestinians shows the plaintiff hurling a stone at a woman. Investigators failed to watch copy of film sent to the police.
During the trial, presided over by Major Meir Wigser in Ofer military court near Jerusalem, Nawaja’s attorney Neri Ramati introduced video footage shot during the incident by a family member for B’Tselem, a human rights organization that monitors such incidents.
The clip shows the plaintiff, Ilan Vilanda, standing opposite the Palestinians, when he suddenly hurls a stone at one of the women, an...