Five IDF soldiers convicted by the disciplinary court for refusing to sleep in the same room with religious colleagues, radio station «Galey TSAHAL».
According to published information, the incident occurred on the basis of the artillery troops. It is noted that the soldiers demanded not to transfer them to another room, and to find alternative accommodations for religious soldiers.
As reported by «Galey TSAHAL», base command made the decision not to go for immediate confrontation, but the next day the soldiers were brought to disciplinary court. The soldiers were sentenced to eight days in the guardhouse.
The circumstances of the incident transferred to the commander of the artillery troops.
From the press service of the IDF passed: «Conversion behavior is not consistent with the norms of the IDF. The commanders were outraged at this behavior, and soldiers were punished».
«Galey Tzahal» reports that the soldiers apologized for his actions, and this explains the light sentence that was imposed on them.