No indictments in protester Anderson case


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel will not charge anyone in the case of an American protester who has been in a coma since being hit by a tear gas canister during a demonstration.

The investigation, opened in May and closed several weeks ago, according to the Associated Press, found that there was no criminal intent involved in the injury to Tristan Anderson, 38, of California.

Anderson was hit in the head and went into a coma during a Palestinian protest against the security barrier in the West Bank village of Na’alin last March. He remains in a coma in Tel Hashomer Hospital in Tel Aviv, according to reports. 

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