Israel Seeks to Divert Attention from Its Execution of Wounded Palestinian Prisoners

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Global Research, April 11, 2016

An Israeli soldier has been detained, as a result of a video showing him shooting a severely wounded Palestinian as he lay motionless on the ground. The IDF soldier is seen in the video footage, cocking his weapon and shooting the wounded man in the head.  However, the IDF soldier will not be prosecuted for murder, only manslaughter – and there would be no prosecution at all of this extrajudicial execution but for the existence of this highly inconvenient video. 

But, astonishingly, in a recent poll carried out by an Israeli TV station, most of the respondents supported the killing.

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It has also been reported that prior to this execution, a group of Democratic Congressmen had asked the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, to investigate the alleged involvement of Israeli government forces in these extrajudicial execution killings of…

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