News Brief 9/10/2013, Tishrei 6, 5774
No Charges in Arab Protester’s Death
IThe IDF Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday that no charges will be filed in the death of Bassem Abu-Rahma, 30, of the Palestinian Authority Arab town of Bilin.
Abu-Rahma died in 2009 following a protest that had turned into a violent clash with IDF soldiers. PA witnesses and doctors said he was killed by a direct blow from a tear gas canister.