Right wing supporters of Israeli solider Sgt. Elor Azaria scuffle outside the Israeli military court in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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Israeli police made seven arrests overnight following an unruly protest against the manslaughter conviction of a soldier for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian assailant, police said Sunday.Another was detained on suspicion of taking part in a hate campaign against armed forces chief of staff Lieutenant General Gadi Eisenkot, who ordered the prosecution of Sergeant Elor Azaria that angered many on the Israeli right.Since a military court found Azaria guilty Wednesday, there has been a wave of public protest and threats against officials involved in the prosecution of the 20-year-old French-Israeli infantryman.
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