Two Israelis charged over West Bank family arson attack
Jan 3, Palestine: Israeli prosecutors have charged murder charges against two suspects for a July 31 arson attack in the occupied West Bank that killed three members of a family.
Amiram Ben-Uliel, 21, has been charged with murder, and a second suspect, a youth, as an accessory to murder, media reports said.
At least two others have been charged over attacks on Palestinians.
The killing of Saad and Riham Dawabsha and their 18-month-old son, Ali, in the village of Duma last July sparked international condemnation. They were attacked when they were sleeping in their home.
Another son, four-year-old Ahmed, is still being treated for his wounds.
Investigations have focused on young Jewish extremists, based largely in the occupied West Bank.
According to the indictment, Ben-Uliel carried out the attack in retaliation for the killing of an Israeli settler last year.
The case has been cited as a factor in a spate of attacks by Palestinians on Israelis across Israel and the occupied West Bank.
The Olso Times