(JTA) – An Israeli civilian was sentenced to 100 days of community service for taking part in the beating of an Eritrean national who he mistook for the terrorist who had just carried out an attack.
David Moyal slammed Eritrean national Haftom Zarhum with a bench in the Beersheba Central Bus Station after an Israeli soldier was stabbed and killed by an assailant at the station in October 2015. Two other men also beat Zarhum on the head and torso while he was down on the ground after being shot by the station’s security guard. All of them had mistaken Zarhum for the terrorist. [Read more…]