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Four Israelis Indicted Over Beating of Eritrean Migrant

Lynched Eritrean migrant Habtom Zerom
Four Israelis have been indicted over the beating an Eritrean migrant they mistook for an attacker during an October shooting.

By BBC,

Four Israelis have been charged over the beating of an Eritrean migrant who was mistaken for a gunman during a militant attack last October.

Habtom Zerhom was first shot by a security guard at a bus station in Beersheba and then kicked and beaten by a crowd as he lay in a pool of blood.

A post-mortem examination found he died of bullet wounds – not the beating.

Officials said a prison officer, a soldier and two civilians were charged with aggravated battery. Continue reading Four Israelis Indicted Over Beating of Eritrean Migrant

Save Dafur’s Missing Millions: The Israeli Connection

“The Save Darfur Coalition was actually begun exclusively as an initiative of the American Jewish community” – The Jerusalem Post 

‘Save Darfur’ funds Israeli settlements

By Thomas C. Mountain,

The so called “Save Darfur Coalition” raised tens of millions of dollars, some say a hundred million or more to help the people of Darfur yet an investigation by this writer can find no evidence of any of this money reaching Darfur refugees on the ground in Sudan.

I first wrote about Dafur back in 2003 and since then have interviewed over a dozen veteran aid workers from Darfur with more than 50 years on the ground there between them and first off;

1) Not a single one agrees that genocide was committed in Darfur. The consensus is that somewhere between 20-30,000 people died in the Darfur conflict and that most deaths took place in 2004 and early 2005 Continue reading Save Dafur’s Missing Millions: The Israeli Connection