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Israeli sniper gets 45 days jail for killing Gaza women

The enforcers who protect international criminals don't have to live by the laws they impose on the rest of us.

An Israeli soldier faces a 45-day jail term for the killing of two Gaza women carrying a white flag, under a plea bargain with a military court, the army and local media said.

The sniper, identified by Israeli media as `staff sergeant S`, was charged with manslaughter in 2010 over the fatal shooting of 64-year-old Riyeh Abu Hajaj and her daughter Majda Abu Hajaj, 37, during Israel`s 22-day war in the Gaza Strip that started in late December 2008.

But the Israeli military said the charge had on Sunday been reduced from manslaughter to using a weapon illegally, reports The Jerusalem Post.

`Following a mediation process and upon examination of the evidence with the recommendation of the military court, both sides have reached a plea bargain in which the indictment will be adjusted, and he will be convicted of using a weapon illegally,` a military statement said.

Under the deal, `S` would be jailed for 45 days, media reports said.

According to a report by Israeli rights group B`Tselem, the incident occurred on January 4, 2009, when the Abu Hajaj family evacuated their home after it was hit by an Israeli tank shell.


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Clearly two sets of rules.


"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix



and Romney has broken all the rules--


it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

How about this for a headline....

"International criminal Mitt Romney gets 6 days in jail for killing Ron Paul delegates."

Then bump that up to 60 days......Justice for all!!