Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Gaza: Israel compensates family of white flag carrying journalist shot by Israeli soldier

An Israeli newspaper reports Israel has agreed to pay some $2 million to the family of a British journalist killed by Israeli soldiers in 2003.

The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported the settlement on Sunday, saying it followed lengthy legal discussions. The attorney for the victim confirmed that a settlement had been reached with the Israeli government, although he would only say the amount was more than $1.4 million.

Cameraman James Miller was shooting a documentary on Palestinian children in the Gazan border town of Rafah in 2003 when he was killed by Israeli gunfire despite carrying a white flag.
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