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May 24, 2004
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Dovish Israelis challenged the appointment of the former Israel Air Force commander as deputy chief of staff. A group of conscientious objectors and intellectuals petitioned the High Court of Justice on Sunday against the promotion of Maj. Gen. Dan Halutz, who oversaw a 2002 airstrike on a Gaza residential building in which Hamas military chief Salah Shehada and 13 other Palestinians were killed.

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