JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says it has launched an investigation after a local TV station aired video allegedly showing soldiers humiliating a bound and blindfolded Palestinian prisoner.
The pictures screened by Channel 10 show a man forced to repeat Hebrew phrases. Some referred to the Golani infantry brigade, while some were of a sexual nature.
The TV did not say where the incident occurred or show the alleged abusers but it said they were Golani troops who filmed the proceedings for their own amusement.
A military statement condemned the behavior shown in Thursday's broadcast.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.