Israeli mother feels no anger at troops who killed hostage son

Shoresh (Israel) (AFP) – Yotam Haim, a keen musician and sportsman, was gunned down in the Gaza Strip by Israeli soldiers who failed to realise he was a freed hostage — yet a month later his mother refuses to criticise the army. Iris Haim has become a hero to many Israelis for her stance, which began with an extraordinary message she sent to the army unit involved in her son’s killing.


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