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Charges dropped in Isreali-Palestinian incident was caught on tape

Shooting in Hebron took place during an evacuation of a disputed house

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A Jewish settler who was filmed shooting two Palestinians at short range has had all charges against him dropped. Ze’ev Braude was filmed by the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem shooting at Palestinians during the evacuation of a disputed house in the West Bank city of Hebron. He hit and wounded two of them. Both the victims survived. The prosecution alleged that Braude “initiated the incident at the plaintiff’s house, which was out of his way. During the argument with the plaintiffs he struck his fist into the face of one of them. At this stage none of the plaintiffs was acting violently. The father of the family wrestled with him to stop the shooting—during the wrestling the defendant shot him as well.”

Haaretz

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