Peres slams attack on activist, says investigation needed

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 16, 2012 12:35

President Shimon Peres on Monday condemned an officer filmed striking a pro-Palestinian activist, saying that the incident demanded an investigation.

According to a video, posted on YouTube by the International Solidarity Movement, Lt.-Col. Shalom Eisner, deputy commander of the Jordan Valley Brigade is seen taking his M-16 and slamming it in the face of a blond-haired activist. The demonstrator, a Danish national, falls to the ground and is carried away by fellow activists.

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