On 10 March an Israeli military court confirmed the sentence for three Israeli soldiers responsible for committing acts of violence against detained Palestinians. In a statement, the Israeli army declared: “The military court sentenced three combat soldiers who were convicted as part of a plea bargain for aggravated abuse as a result of violence against Palestinian detainees”. The facts took place in West Bank on 13 December when the members of the Israeli army decided to react after a Palestinian killed two Israeli soldiers in a bus stop. After their confession, the court condemned them to 6 months in prison and demoted them to the rank of private. On 7 March Israeli authorities decided to demolish the house of Assam Barghouti, one of the Palestinians accused to have killed the two Israeli soldiers on 13 December.
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