Taking livestock: The tale of the Palestinian shepherd and his goats
How much does the anguish of a Palestinian shepherd - whom Israeli soldiers held for no reason, threatened with a gun and confiscated his livestock - cost the state?
The abuse of a shepherd from the South Hebron Hills by Nahal Brigade soldiers will cost the state 5,501 shekels ($1,557). That is what Judge Nir Nahshon, senior registrar of the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court, ruled last Thursday: 3,500 shekels for the goat and two kids the Israel Defense Forces soldiers confiscated for no reason, and 2,000 shekels for mental anguish after detaining the...
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