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Hebron Shooter's Best Shot at a Shorter Sentence: Clemency From the Israeli Army Chief - Haaretz

One day after a military appeals court rejected Elor Azarias appeal of his manslaughter conviction, his family continued conducting a dialogue of the deaf with high-ranking army officers. Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot made it clear he would consider ...and more »

IDF official: Hebron soldier must show 'real' remorse for chance of pardon - The Times of Israel

Former IDF Sgt. Elor Azaria sits in the courtroom at the Kirya military base in Tel Aviv on July 30, 2017. (Avshalom Sasoni/Pool/Flash90). A former IDF soldier convicted of manslaughter will have to express “true and real” remorse to have a chance at ...and more »

Officials pressure Azaria to abandon further appeal - Ynetnews

Defense Minister Lieberman and sources within the IDF Military Advocate General advise Azaria and his family to accept the sentence and request a reduced sentence from Chief of Staff Eisenkot. Yoav Zitun and Gilad Morag|Published: 07.31.17 , 20:04 ...and more »

Elor Azaria is no hero, and he knows it - Ynetnews

Op-ed: The soldier made a mistake when he shot the terrorist in Hebron without any justification, and kept making mistakes when he let politicians exploit and turn him into a hero. Having learned enough about battle heritage, he knew there was no ...and more »