The army prosecution appealed on Tuesday to the military court of appeals, demanding a heavier punishment for Taisir el-Haib, who was convicted of killing international activist Tom Hurandl in Rafiah in 2003.
El-Haib was sentenced to eight years in jail and the prosecution is currently asking for a 20-year sentence.
Prosecutor Maj. Ronen Shor wrote that Hurandl posed no threat to el-Haib and that the soldier had shot him without cause.
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