IDF Soldiers Abandon Posts Near Syria Border, Citing 'Humiliating Treatment' by Commanders

Seventeen Golani Brigade soldiers left their base on the top of Mt. Hermon on Wednesday night.

Seventeen soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces' Golani Brigade abandoned their posts at the Hermon bunker for an hour and a half on Wednesday, in protest of what they called humiliating treatment from their commanders. The soldiers were sentenced to a week in prison on Thursday.