Hebron Shooter Azaria to Appeal Manslaughter Conviction This Week

Israeli soldier is due to start 18-month sentence next Sunday for killing of Palestinian assailant, but jail time may be deferred until after appeal is heard.

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Sgt. Elor Azaria, the soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting and killing a wounded and immobilized Palestinian assailant in Hebron last March, is to appeal his conviction, his lawyers said Monday.