Tuesday, February 9, the world court in Beersheba sentenced a 50-year-old Zion Vaknin to four months in prison for assault on a member of the Knesset Ahmad Tibi.
The sentence was imposed under the pre-trial deal.
Recall that the incident occurred during a demonstration of protest against the program of Prawer, which was to address the issue of land plots of the Negev. During the demonstration Vaknin approached the Deputy and vyplesnuv him in the face with a Cup of tea. After the incident, Tibi complained of pain in the eyes, and was examined by a doctor.
Then tibey issued a statement in which he called this incident «the result of incitement against the Arab deputies and racism characteristic of Israeli society.»