Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Israel offers early release to the murderer of British video activist Tom Hurndall

Taysir Hayb will be freed next month after serving six years of his eight-year sentence, after a ruling yesterday by the Kastina military court in southern Israel.
Hurndall was shot in the head in April 2003 as he was helping Palestinian children to cross a street in Rafah, Gaza.Hurndall, a 21-year-old activist, had been filming with the pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement when he was shot. He died in London after nine months in a coma.
More here
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jul/20/israeli-soldier-tom-hurndall-released


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