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An Israeli military court has convicted a solider for killing a Palestinian , who climbed over the border fence between Israel and Gaza during a March of Return demonstration in July , the army said in a statement .
This is the first time an Israeli soldier has been convicted over the killing of a Palestinian involved in the weekly anti -Israel demonstrations , a spokesman for Jerusalem -based human rights organization B’ Tselem told dpa Wednesday.
According to the al – Mizan Centre for Human Rights in Gaza City , the Palestinian was 15 years old .
A statement issued Tuesday by the army said the solider was convicted on Monday as part of a plea bargain for acting without authorisation in a manner endangering life and well – being .
According to the verdict , during a violent riot , the soldier fired at a Palestinian rioter who was climbing on the security fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip without receiving the required authorisation from his commanders .
The soldier fired not in accordance with the rules of engagement and not in accordance with the instructions he had received , it added .
The court sentenced the soldier to 30 days of imprisonment and 60 additional days of imprisonment on probation .
Also , the soldier was demoted to the rank of Private .
Hamas spokesman Abdulatif al – Qanou ’ a told dpa that the Palestinian teen wasn’ t armed and didn’ t represent any danger to the life of the soldier .
Israel , he said , must be sued in international courts for committing war crimes against humanity .
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