An Israeli soldier is silhouetted as he guards a post overlooking the West Bank town of Bethlehem April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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The massive outpouring of support on Facebook was described on Thursday in front-page reports in the Israeli media as a sign of soldiers' frustrations over their service in occupied territory, where their actions are often under scrutiny by journalists and pro-Palestinian activists with cameras.Nonetheless, troops rallied behind David.Another Facebook support page had more than 80,000 "likes" on Thursday.In the past, the army has punished troops for posting material on social media, that has included, most famously, women soldiers posing in their underwear while holding guns.
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