Following the Israeli Military Advocate General's verdict in the James Miller case, Foreign Office Minister Baroness Symons said:
"I was dismayed to hear of the Military Advocate General's decision. I deeply sympathise with James's family, who have worked so hard to secure justice for James. The British Government will continue to raise James's case with the Government of Israel".
Notes to editors:
1. The Israeli Military Advocate General made a decision to take disciplinary action against the soldier for breaking the rules of engagement, but no-one would be indicted for James's killing.
2. James Miller, a film journalist was shot and killed by the Israel Defence Forces in Rafah (Gaza) on 2 May 2003. The Israeli government opened a Military Police Investigation into the shooting in October 2003 and reopened it again last year. Today's decision was the outcome of that investigation.
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