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Israeli army slams ex-soldier for Facebook photos
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(JTA) - A former Israeli soldier is being criticized for posting Facebook photos of herself with Palestinian prisoners.

Eden Aberjil put the pictures in an online album on her Facebook page called “The army: the best days of my life,” according to a BBC report.

In one photo widely circulating on the Internet, Aberjil is smiling in the foreground while three blindfolded Palestinian prisoners sit behind her.

The Israel Defense Forces condemned the ex-soldier in a statement that read in part, "These actions are ugly and callous; details of the incident have been forwarded up the chain of command."

Aberjil completed her mandatory military service in 2008, and may no longer be subject to military discipline. Facebook has removed her postings.

Earlier this summer, six Israeli soldiers drew criticism for posting a video of themselves dancing while on duty in Hebron.

The army took no disciplinary action against them, saying no harm had been done.

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08/17/2010 - 16:22
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