IDF court accepts all prosecution evidence in Hebron shooting case

Issuing its verdict Wednesday in the manslaughter trial of IDF Sgt. Elor Azaria, a military court accepted the prosecution's version based on pathological evidence that the terrorist was killed by Azaria's gunfire. The lead judge, Col. Maya Heller, said that the court accepted all of the prosecution evidence. She rejected all of the defense's claims, one by one. The court called Azaria's testimony inconsistent and accepted the testimony by Azaria's friend, company commander and battalion commander. It also cited Azaria's statement immediately after the March 2016 shooting in Hebron that his action was justified, and rejected the defense's position on the matter. 

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