The office of the President of Israel issued a reminder that only ALOR Azariah, his family, or advocates can appeal to the President a petition for his pardon.
In a statement, the office of the President indicates that the President is unable to consider requests from politicians and members of Knesset.
However, the President recommended that Elora of Uzziah, first to apply for a pardon to the chief of the General staff, and only then to the President.
Earlier, defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman asked the relatives of the ex-serviceman not to file a new appeal against the verdict, and contact the chief of the General staff with an Amnesty. «I ask the family of Azariah Elora not to continue the appeal process and to appeal to the military authorities and to finish this story as soon as possible, for the benefit of Alora, family and all the people of Israel. Now is the time to petition for Amnesty to the chief of the General staff. I have no doubt that he will take into account the difficult circumstances of this case, the suffering that had to endure the family and the fact that we are talking about a great soldier who for fifteen years was under arrest at their base,» said Lieberman.