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Israeli Soldier Toturing Bound Palestinian

Israeli Channel 10 on Thursday released footage taken by Israeli occupation soldiers of themselves humiliating a bound and blindfolded Palestinian man at a West Bank checkpoint.

The footage shows the Palestinian kneeling and repeating humiliating sentences given to him to say by the occupation soldiers, who belong to the Golani infantry brigade.

As the detainee repeats the words, the occupation soldiers are heard laughing raucously in the background.

Later Thursday, the Israeli army issued a harsh condemnation of the troops’ actions.

The occupation army claimed it was unaware of the incident until it received the clip from Channel 10, after which it immediately began an investigation.

“With the emergence of all of the details, it will be decided whether to take steps and which [to take]. The IDF denunciates this behavior,” the statement said.

However, many humiliating and illegal incidents against Palestinians were recognized earlier and there were lawsuits concerning them but the Israeli occupation dismissed most of them and hasn’t done

REF. AL – Manar

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