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Israeli High Court blocks repatriating body of a Palestinian killed by IDF

Israel’s High Court of Justice rules on filed petition from the parents of Lt. Hadar Goldin, who said it is “a moral imperative for the Israeli government to stop rewarding Hamas” with one sided return of the dead.

By Yair Altman and Nitzi Yakov


The High Court of Justice on Thursday granted a petition to stop the state from repatriating the body of a Palestinian killed in a security incident off the Gaza Strip’s coast in February.

The petition was filed by Simcha and Leah Goldin, whose son, Lt. Hadar Goldin of the Givati Brigade, was killed in Gaza during the 2014 conflict. Continue Reading »

Decision: Bodies of Hamas terrorists will no longer be returned to families


Israel’s decision came during Sunday’s meeting called by the government’s Security Cabinet to discuss ways to finally retrieve the missing Israeli soldiers and citizens, those dead and alive, held by Hamas since 2014.

By i24news


Israel’s Security Cabinet on Sunday announced a new policy in which the bodies of Hamas terrorists will not be returned to their families, but will be buried by Israeli authorities instead.

Cabinet members passed the measure unanimously during a meeting convened to discuss possible ways to bring back the bodies of Israeli soldiers Oron Shaul and Hadar Goldin, and citizens held in the Hamas controlled Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »

Palestinian relatives demand Israel return terrorists’ bodies


Citing security concerns, Israel is still holding onto about a dozen Palestinian terrorist bodies, whereas their families claim this measure provokes anger & inflames the atmosphere even more.

By The Associated Press


Palestinian families are pressing Israel to return about a dozen terrorist bodies that Israel continues to hold since a wave of terror began about four months ago.

Palestinian funeral near Hebron – Photo: Reuters

Palestinian accountant Ahmed Oweisat last saw his son Moataz in October – hours before the 16-year-old boy tried to stab an officer and was fatally shot in Jerusalem.

The son still has not been buried – one of about a dozen bodies of Palestinian terrorists that Israel continues to hold nearly four months after a wave of violence erupted in Jerusalem and spread across Israel and the West Bank. Continue Reading »

Hamas demands release of 63 prisoners just to begin discussing return of 2 IDF bodies

Hamas refuses to negotiate return of fallen IDF soldiers Hadar Goldin & Oron Shaul, until Israel releases 63 Arab terrorists freed in Shalit deal that were rearrested for returning to terrorism.

By Dalit Halevy and Tova Dvorin


Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal has introduced strict conditions for any future transaction with Israel regarding the return of the bodies of two soldiers killed in Operation Protective Edge.

Oron Shaul, Hadar Goldin

Oron Shaul & Hadar Goldin – IDF Spokesman

Last October, there was talk in Hamas of a swap of Arab terrorists in exchange for the bodies of Givati Brigade officer Hadar Goldin and Golani Brigade combat soldier Oron Shaul, although the deal never materialized.
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