Over 40 elite Israel reservists refuse to serve; protest “abuses” against Palestinians

September 12, 2014 10:11 AM

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JERUSALEM (AFP) – Forty-three reservists from Israel’s elite army intelligence unit have announced their refusal to serve, accusing the military of “abuses” against Palestinians, in a letter published Friday.

The letter, circulated to Hebrew-language media, referred to the army’s intelligence work in the occupied Palestinian territories, including targeted assassinations and intrusive surveillance of civilians.

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