Thursday, March 29, the district court in Lod sentenced three accused in the Commission of crimes of hate.
One of the accused, who at the time of the Commission of the crime was 16-year-old teenager was sentenced to five years in prison. Among other things, he was convicted of joining a terrorist organization. As noted by the Tenth channel ITV, this is the first case where a person was convicted of such a crime for participating in the retaliation («tag Mehir»).
The second defendant, who served in the army, when occurred incidents, was sentenced to four and a half years in prison. The third defendant received 32 months prison. In addition, three defendants will have to pay compensation in the amount of 50 thousand shekels.
In the revised indictment said that in 2009-2013 Jewish activists have done in various places throughout the country and in Judea and Samaria criminal offenses hate. Among them was the burning of buildings and cars belonging to Arabs, as well as drawing offensive graffiti.
In one case, they threw a gas grenade into the house in the Arab village Beitillu in which slept a couple and their nine-month-old son. In another case they threw bottles with an incendiary mix in a building in the village of Mazra’a, when residents were asleep. They also threw stones at cars in the village Beitillu.