Soldiers who burned Palestinian flag court-martialed

The Kfir Brigade soldiers who set fire to a Palestinian flag were court-martialed on Wednesday after an initial investigation into the incident. The squad commander was removed from his commanding role and sentenced to 20 days in military prison. Another soldier was confined to base for 28 days. The IDF Spokesperson’s Office said the incident was “one in which the force acted in contradiction with what is expected of it and against commanders’ instructions.”



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