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'Elor Azariya victim of political, media campaign'

'Elor Azariya victim of political, media campaign'

Former IDF Spokesperson and general says case of soldier who killed wounded terrorist was taken over by politicians and the media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2018 17:26
'No regrets', says soldier jailed for killing terrorist

'No regrets', says soldier jailed for killing terrorist

'I would do it again', says Elor Azariya, who was jailed for shooting wounded terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2018 08:43
Elor Azariya's father files complaint against police

Elor Azariya's father files complaint against police

Rejection of ex-soldier's weapon permit leaked to media before official response, father vows action. 'This only proves efforts to harm us.'Tal Polon, 20/08/2018 12:45
Elor Azariya: My life has been threatened

Elor Azariya: My life has been threatened

Soldier convicted of shooting wounded terrorist slams police for refusing to grant him a permit to carry a firearm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2018 18:19
Elor Azariya denied weapons permit

Elor Azariya denied weapons permit

Police reject request for permit to carry a weapon on grounds that shooting of wounded terrorist proves Azariya is dangerous.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2018 15:49
Azariya family confronts Ya'alon

Azariya family confronts Ya'alon

Parents of soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist disrupt speech by former Defense Minister, confront him over treatment of son.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2018 09:51
Elor Azariya asks for gun license

Elor Azariya asks for gun license

MK Nava Boker requests that soldier who served time be permitted to carry a gun due to threats to him and his family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/06/2018 01:07
IDF Ethics Code author rips celebrations after Azariya's release

IDF Ethics Code author rips celebrations after Azariya's release

'This is someone who knowingly killed and did not express one word of remorse, and did not show, even a bit, allegiance to IDF values.'Tal Polon, 08/05/2018 14:35
One last drive for Elor

One last drive for Elor

'Rochevei Tzion' motorcycle group marks release of ex-IDF sergeant Elor Azariya, convicted of killing terrorist in 2016 shooting.Yoni Kempinski, 08/05/2018 12:08
Watch: Azariya family celebrates

Watch: Azariya family celebrates

Crowd gathers outside Azariya family home to celebrate release of Elor Azariya from prison.Yoni Kempinski, 08/05/2018 11:33
'Erase Elor Azariya's criminal record'

'Erase Elor Azariya's criminal record'

Culture Minister vows to help convicted ex-IDF soldier who shot wounded terrorist obtain a clean record. 'I wish him peace and quiet.'Hezki Baruch, 08/05/2018 11:24
'From today - only happiness for the Azariya family'

'From today - only happiness for the Azariya family'

Charlie and Oshra Azariya ecstatic upon their son's release. Minister Bennett: 'Happy Elor is home - he was wronged.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/05/2018 09:54
Elor Azariya released from prison

Elor Azariya released from prison

Former IDF soldier convicted of manslaughter after shooting wounded Arab terrorist released from prison.Kobi Finkler, 08/05/2018 07:56
Why is the National Insurance Institute hounding Elor Azariya?

Why is the National Insurance Institute hounding Elor Azariya?

National Insurance Institute demands NIS 5,000 from Azariya as a 'discharged soldier.' Following publication, demand cancelled.Mordechai Sones, 20/03/2018 20:07
IDF court drops one third of Elor Azariya's sentence

IDF court drops one third of Elor Azariya's sentence

Former IDF soldier convicted of killing wounded terrorist to be freed on May 10th after IDF judge drops one third of 14-month sentence.David Rosenberg, 19/03/2018 14:25
'Free imprisoned IDF soldier as quickly as possible'

'Free imprisoned IDF soldier as quickly as possible'

Deputy Defense Minister Ben Dahan calls for release of Elor Azariya, who shot wounded terrorist suspected of wearing a suicide vest.Benny Tucker, 16/03/2018 10:34
Likud MK: Free Elor for Passover

Likud MK: Free Elor for Passover

MK Nurit Koren urges the military prosecution to show mercy and release former IDF soldier Elor Azariya from prison.Benny Tocker, 16/03/2018 03:15
'Azariya must express remorse if he wants to be released'

'Azariya must express remorse if he wants to be released'

Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon says Elor Azariya's request for parole should be dependent on admission of guilt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2018 15:49
Elor Azariya faces parole hearing Wednesday

Elor Azariya faces parole hearing Wednesday

Former IDF soldier jailed for killing wounded terrorist in 2016 could be released immediately from prison if granted parole.David Rosenberg, 14/03/2018 08:44
Could Elor Azariya be released from prison this month?

Could Elor Azariya be released from prison this month?

IDF's Prison 4, where Elor Azariya is serving sentence for shooting wounded terrorist, recommends ex-IDF soldier be paroled.David Rosenberg, 01/03/2018 19:39
Bennett: I intend to be PM after Netanyahu

Bennett: I intend to be PM after Netanyahu

Jewish Home leader says current government is good, but he intends to lead national camp after PM retires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2018 20:38
'No policeman in the world would tolerate such treatment'

'No policeman in the world would tolerate such treatment'

IDF General: Restraint of soldiers slapped by PA girl 'not good. We must reach point where Arabs don't dare approach beyond certain range.'Eliran Aharon, 27/12/2017 20:58
'Please Mr. President, pardon Elor'

'Please Mr. President, pardon Elor'

Despite President Rivlin's refusal to grant clemency request to Elor Azariya, family of jailed soldier urge president to reconsider.David Rosenberg, 24/12/2017 16:06
Rivlin to pardon convicted soldier on Independence Day

Rivlin to pardon convicted soldier on Independence Day

President Rivlin considers whether to pardon convicted IDF soldier Elor Azariya on Israel's 70th birthday.Reut Hadar, 15/12/2017 09:24
Israelis back presidential pardon for Elor Azariya

Israelis back presidential pardon for Elor Azariya

By double-digit margin, Israelis favor presidential pardon for Elor Azariya. Israelis also back Hotovely following controversial comments.David Rosenberg, 11/12/2017 10:29
Knesset considers 'Elor Azariya Law'

Knesset considers 'Elor Azariya Law'

Bill would shield soldiers from criminal prosecution for actions taken in the line of duty, in wake of Elor Azariya's conviction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2017 18:15
Netanyahu signs petition calling for amnesty for Elor Azariya

Netanyahu signs petition calling for amnesty for Elor Azariya

PM joins petitioners calling on President Rivlin to reconsider refusal to pardon soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2017 19:41
'Leadership isn't measured in social media likes'

'Leadership isn't measured in social media likes'

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon says "leadership is not about 'likes' - it's about what you are willing to sacrifice for."Orly Harari, 25/11/2017 22:05
Jewish Home MK: Most Israelis want convicted soldier pardoned

Jewish Home MK: Most Israelis want convicted soldier pardoned

MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli calls on President Rivlin to reconsider his refusal to pardon convicted IDF soldier Elor Azariya.Benny Tucker, 25/11/2017 20:10
'Should we pamper those who try to kill us?'

'Should we pamper those who try to kill us?'

Activist Baruch Marzel convinced that Israel 'deteriorating' after Azariya trial. 'Soldiers don't finish the job, terrorists get pampered.'Hezki Baruch, 21/11/2017 09:27
Likud minister: Picture of Rivlin is despicable, but not a crime

Likud minister: Picture of Rivlin is despicable, but not a crime

Public Security Minister Erdan says picture of President Rivlin in kaffiyeh is 'despicable,' but no reason for police to open investigation.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 20/11/2017 13:43
Photo of President Rivlin in kaffiyeh sparks probe

Photo of President Rivlin in kaffiyeh sparks probe

President Rivlin cancels olive harvest event as police investigate a picture of Rivlin in kaffiyeh disseminated on social media.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2017 13:14
'Legitimate criticism is not incitement'

'Legitimate criticism is not incitement'

Likud ministers discuss Israeli public's criticism of President Rivlin's refusal to pardon convicted IDF soldier.Chana Roberts, 20/11/2017 10:42
'I felt like they marked my forehead'

'I felt like they marked my forehead'

Religious youth say they were asked problematic questions during their personal interview at the IDF draft office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2017 09:46
'The president could've put an end to the agony'

'The president could've put an end to the agony'

Family of Elor Azariya disappointed by Rivlin’s decision to deny him a presidential pardon.Yoni Kempinski, 20/11/2017 05:16
Liberman 'saddened' that president failed to pardon Elor Azariya

Liberman 'saddened' that president failed to pardon Elor Azariya

Defense Minister had backed former Sgt. Elor Azariya's request for clemency, says president's failure to issue pardon a missed opportunity.David Rosenberg, 19/11/2017 22:08
Elor Azariya's pardon request - rejected

Elor Azariya's pardon request - rejected

President Reuven Rivlin turns down former IDF Sargent Elor Azariya's request for clemency for shooting death of Arab terrorist.David Rosenberg, 19/11/2017 17:40
'We have to stop discussing Elor Azariya'

'We have to stop discussing Elor Azariya'

Defense Minister Liberman says he and IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot respect each other but don't agree on whether to pardon convicted soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2017 14:21
'I hope President Rivlin pardons Azariya'

'I hope President Rivlin pardons Azariya'

Transportation Minister Katz says he hopes President Rivlin pardons IDF soldier Elor Azariya, IDF officials' opposition is 'insignificant.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/11/2017 10:32
IDF Chief of Staff opposes Azariya's pardon request

IDF Chief of Staff opposes Azariya's pardon request

IDF leaders recommend president not pardon soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/11/2017 22:21
Liberman to President: Pardon Azariya

Liberman to President: Pardon Azariya

Defense Minister asks President Rivlin to 'consider public interest in this unique case, and the need to heal rifts in society.'Mordechai Sones, 05/11/2017 12:06
Elor Azariya's mother to President: I want my son back

Elor Azariya's mother to President: I want my son back

Mother of soldier convicted of shooting wounded terrorist begs president to pardon her son.Gary Willig, 03/11/2017 11:00
'I'm certain the president will free Azariya'

'I'm certain the president will free Azariya'

Transportation Minister says he is certain President Rivlin will grant pardon to jailed IDF soldier.Hezki Baruch, 20/10/2017 13:52
Elor Azariya asks President Rivlin for a full pardon

Elor Azariya asks President Rivlin for a full pardon

Soldier convicted in shooting death of terrorist asks President Rivlin for pardon after Chief of Staff cut Azariya’s sentence to 14 months.Tzvi Lev, 19/10/2017 20:10
Azariya thanks Chief of Staff for reduced sentence

Azariya thanks Chief of Staff for reduced sentence

'I will continue to serve my sentence with head held high, and will pray to the Creator that I return home quickly to my family.'Reut Hadar, 27/09/2017 16:16
Elor Azariya released for Rosh Hashanah

Elor Azariya released for Rosh Hashanah

In unusual move, soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist to spend holiday with his family, then return to prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2017 18:46
Chief of Staff to decide whether to shorten Azariya's sentence

Chief of Staff to decide whether to shorten Azariya's sentence

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot will soon decide whether to shorten the jail sentence of convicted soldier Elor Azariya.Tzvi Lev, 10/09/2017 14:12
'If the Chief of Staff won't support Elor, we will'

'If the Chief of Staff won't support Elor, we will'

Initiator of fundraising project hopes outpouring of support sends clear message to IDF. 'We wanted to compensate Elor, and give him a hug.'Benny Tocker, 06/09/2017 20:41
Israelis raise money for imprisoned former soldier

Israelis raise money for imprisoned former soldier

A group of Israelis has raised 220,000 shekels for Elor Azariya, who is serving a prison sentence, and his family.Ido Ben Porat, 05/09/2017 03:07
Elor Azariya's next battle

Elor Azariya's next battle

Since Azariya did not technically complete his full army service, he is not automatically eligible for his release grant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2017 07:55
'People close to Azariya torpedoed his pardon'

'People close to Azariya torpedoed his pardon'

Leading activist in campaign to free Elor Azariya says deal to pardon soldier was close but ultimately shelved in a fight over credit.Eliran Aharon, 10/08/2017 21:41
'I am proud of my son'

'I am proud of my son'

Elor Azariya's parents speak about their painful feelings following their son's entry into military prison this morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2017 21:43
A sad day for the IDF, a happy day for the Arab enemy

A sad day for the IDF, a happy day for the Arab enemy

Dozens of Israelis accompany convicted IDF soldier Elor Azariya from his Ramle home to his prison cell.Eliran Aharon, 09/08/2017 09:31
Watch: Azariya celebrates before entering prison

Watch: Azariya celebrates before entering prison

Former IDF Sgt. Elor Azariya celebrates his mother's birthday before he begins to serve his 18-month prison sentence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2017 23:37
Elor Azariya to enter prison tomorrow

Elor Azariya to enter prison tomorrow

Court rejects request to delay prison term in light of appeal to IDF Chief of Staff for leniency.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2017 18:03
Will IDF court delay Azariya's prison term?

Will IDF court delay Azariya's prison term?

Army court hearts request by former IDF Sgt. Elor Azariya to delay his prison sentence while Chief of Staff weighs sentence reduction.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 08/08/2017 09:39
Will Azariya's prison term be postponed?

Will Azariya's prison term be postponed?

Appeals court to hear Elor Azariya's request to delay his entry into prison in light of appeal to IDF Chief of Staff for Amnesty,Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2017 21:15