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Lebanese soldiers detained for slapping, pushing doctor

Lebanese soldiers detained for slapping, pushing doctor

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Lebanon's army says it's detained two soldiers caught on camera slapping a doctor and pushing him into a corner inside an emergency room at the hospital in the country's northern city of TripoliBy SARAH EL DEEB Associated PressMay 20, 2020, 10:16 AM2 min read2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBEIRUT -- The Lebanese military has arrested two soldiers caught on camera slapping and pushing a doctor in an emergency ward at a hospital in the northern city of Tripoli, the army said Wednesday. The video, widely circulated online, caused an uproar — particularly as the nation’s health sector struggles to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The closed-circuit TV footage from the hospital shows a group of armed soldiers cornering a doctor in scrubs in the corridors of...
Palestinian teen filmed slapping Israel soldier charged with assault

Palestinian teen filmed slapping Israel soldier charged with assault

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Jan. 1 (UPI) -- An Israeli military court on Monday charged a 16-year-old Palestinian girl with assault after being filmed slapping and kicking an Israeli soldier in the West Bank.On Dec. 15, Ahed Tamimi was videotaped confronting soldiers outside her family's home in the village of Nabi Saleh. Moments earlier, Israeli forces shot Ahed's 15-year-old cousin point-blank in the face with a rubber bullet.The video was filmed during the activist family's weekly protest. The soldiers did not respond to the attacks.The video went viral and she was arrested four days later.Also arrested were Ahed's 20-year-old cousin Nour, who also appeared in the video, and her mother, Nariman.At the Ofer Military Prison in Betunia in the West Bank, the Judea Military Court's 12 charges for six incidents against ...