By Miko Peled
REGIONAL COURT, LYDD, PALESTINE – A plea deal has been reached in the case of one of two Israeli settlers who were charged in the arson-murder of the Dawabsheh family in July 2015.
Saad Dawabsheh, 31, his wife Reham, 27, and their 18-month-old son Ali were killed in the attack when settlers set their home in the village of Duma on fire. Their older son, who was four-years-old at the time, was the sole survivor of the attack and sustained severe burns on over 60 percent of his body.
The main suspects were Amiram Ben-Uliel and Elisha Odes, two young men who are part of a violent gang that goes by the name of “The Hills Youth.” Their sole purpose is to instill terror in the civilian Palestinian population. Odes’ identity has been kept hidden until recently because at the time of the murder he was still minor. Recently his identity was revealed in an article in Hebrew, and he is shown speaking in this video, where the gang members talk about their experience with the authorities. They are also responsible for attacks that receive the title “Price Tag.”
The suspects were tortured
According to the deal, Odes was released to house arrest and the murder charges…