Israel is a democracy and when it displays these characteristics the Middle East has an example of what is meant by democracy. The Jerusalem Magistrate Court convicted two Israeli policemen of negligent homicide for throwing an injured Palestinian from their police car at night and leaving him by the roadside to die. Omar Abu Janban had stolen a car and crashed it. He was sent to a hospital and then arrested and taken to jail.
Chief Inspector Baruch Perertz was informed the prison was full