Ten suspects, three of them minors, will be indicted tomorrow for the July 25 savage unprovoked beating of two 20-year-old Palestinian men in Jerusalem.
10 Right Wing Jews Expected To Be Indicted Tomorrow For Savage Hate Crime Beating Of Two Jerusalem Arabs
Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com
Ten suspects, three of them minors, will be indicted tomorrow for the July 25 savage unprovoked beating of two 20-year-old Palestinian men, Amir Shweiki and Samer Mahfouz, in Jerusalem, Ha’aretz reported.
Shweiki and Mahfouz, both 20 from Beit Hanina, were in northern Jerusalem the area between the Arab neighborhood of Beit Hanina and the Jewish neighborhood of Neveh Ya’akov when they were attacked by a Jewish mob who severely beat both men with iron bars and baseball bats.
Shweiki was so seriously injured, he is still reportedly hospitalized in the neurosurgery department at Hadassah University Hospital, Ein Karem.
Mahfouz was less seriously injured and was released from Hadassah, only to be readmitted last week after his condition reportedly took a turn for the worse.
“A man came from the direction of Neveh Ya’akov. He said, ‘Give me a cigarette.’ I told him I don’t have any, and he heard [from my accent that] I’m Arab and [he] went away, coming back with his friends, maybe 12 people. They had sticks and iron bars and they started hitting us hard over the head,” Mahfouz told Haaretz not long after the attack.
The ten suspects are likely to be charged with a hate crime. Other arrests are expected, police reportedly said.
There have been many attacks by Jewish mobs against Palestinians in Jerusalem since the bodies of three Jewish teens kidnapped by a Hamas terror cell were found near Hebron in early July.
Arab taxi drivers have been beaten or sprayed with tear gas, Arab passengers on the city’s light rail have been harassed and assaulted, and Arabs walking in downtown Jerusalem have been assaulted. And 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was kidnapped and burned alive by three right-wing Jews, at least one of them a haredi yeshiva student.
Jewish Mob Allegedly Beats, Seriously Injures, 2 Palestinians With Iron Bars, Baseball Bats.