Protests Break Out Following Conviction of Hebron Soldier Elor Azaria

Elor Azaria
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Ynetnews reports: Some 400 protesters rioted and clashed with police outside the Kirya IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv on Wednesday both before and after Sgt. Elor Azaria was convicted of manslaughter after shooting dead a seriously wounded terrorist in Hebron. At least four of the protesters were arrested.

Protesters, some of them masked, included members of the far right-wing Lahava group, Beitar Jerusalem soccer fans, and members of the criminal, soccer fan group La Familia.

The protesters ran onto the road on Kaplan Street outside the Kirya’s main entrance, blocking it temporarily in both directions.

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