Middle East

Israel soldier begins manslaughter prison term

The car transporting Israeli soldier Elor Azaria, who was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for killing a wounded and incapacitated Palestinian assailant, enters the Trsifin military prison in Rishon Lezion, on August 9, 2017. Azaria entered the Tserifin military base near the city of Rishon LeZion to begin serving his sentence. On July 30, a military court rejected Azaria's appeal against his conviction for manslaughter and upheld the prison sentence. (AFP/JACK

 

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