Israeli soldier admitted guilty of using human shields

Israeli soldiers convicted of using "human shields"2-soldiers of the Israeli army admitted guilty of excess capacity in time "Operation Cast Lead", which took place in the Gaza Strip 2009 year. This was reported on the website of the newspaper The Jerusalem Post.

Two sergeants of the gang "Givati" convicted of the implementation of "human shields": they are forced to 9-year-old Palestinian child to open bags in which presumably could be explosive. Explosives in the bags was not there.

The sentence will be imposed later the military. Earlier it was reported that he faces up to 3 years' imprisonment.

Investigation into the 2-sergeants began in June 2009 year. The Israeli command note that it is not connected with the fruits of the work of the UN Commission under the control of the former South African judge Richard Goldstone. The commission has prepared a report, which states that in the operation "Cast Lead" the Israeli army, and Palestinian militants committed war crimes.

Following the publication of the report of the UN General Assembly called on the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority to carefully investigate the atrocities.

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