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IDF Major Jailed for Refusing Duty

An Israel Defense Force major was sentenced last week to 25 days in military prison for refusing to serve in the administered territories.

Maj. Zvi Nir-Al was the 100th and highest-ranking reservist jailed since the intifada began in December 1987 for refusal to serve where he was assigned. Of the 100, 11 were officers and 89 held lower rank.