Right-Wing Protesters Chant Outside Courthouse as Israeli Soldier Convicted

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 20174 views
Published: January 13, 2017

Far-right protesters and supporters of the Beitar Jerusalem soccer team rallied in support of Elor Azaria, the <span class="caps">IDF</span> soldier convicted of the manslaughter of a Palestinian assailant, on January 4.

According to journalists on the scene, the crowd <a href="https://twitter.com/OferLR/status/816590573645787137" target="_blank">chanted racist slogans</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/AsafRonel/status/816582012609949696" target="_blank">including at nearby Palestinian workers</a>.

<a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/123922" target="_blank">Azaria shot an unarmed and wounded Palestinian man</a> in the head at a checkpoint in Tal Rumeida in Hebron, West Bank, on March 24, 2016.

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