Israel's defense minister defends al-Dura panel, calls second intifada incident 'a blood libel'
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon says a French militant used the al-Dura affair to justify the killing of Jews, though the special committee's report says otherwise.
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon has defended a special committee's conclusion that 12-year-old Palestinian Mohammed al-Dura was not killed by crossfire during a clash early in the second intifada. Ya'alon also called the incident "a blood libel."
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