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Old February 9th, 2022 #14
Stewart Meadows
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Soldiers who killed Palestinian-American get slap on the wrist, Biden admin ‘not satisfied’

The Biden administration is calling for a "thorough criminal investigation and full accountability" following an Israeli army investigation into the death of dual Palestinian-American citizen Omar Asaad.


The Israeli army concluded its investigation last week into the death of Omar Asaad, an 80-year-old dual Palestinian-American citizen who was killed during a violent Israeli raid on his hometown in the occupied West Bank in January.

Asaad suffered from a heart attack on January 12th, after he was dragged out of his car in the middle of the night by Israeli soldiers, bound, gagged, and left in a cold abandoned warehouse for hours.

In its own internal investigation, which came after mounting pressure from US officials, the army concluded that Asaad’s death was a “grave and unfortunate event, resulting from a moral failure and poor decision-making on the part of the soldiers.”