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Eritrean Parents Sued Israeli Government for Son’s Murder

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The family of an Eritrean asylum seeker who was shot by a security guard and then beaten by an angry mob after he was mistaken for a terrorist has sued the state for damages, claiming negligence and failure to follow proper procedure caused his death.

By Jewish Telegraphic Agency,

The parents of an Eritrean man shot and killed at the scene of a terror attack in Beersheba after being mistaken for the terrorist are suing the state.

The parents of Haftom Zarhum are asking for $3 million shekel, about $780,000, in damages for the October 2015 killing. The lawsuit includes the Israel Police, the bus station’s security company and the four indicted assailants. Continue reading Eritrean Parents Sued Israeli Government for Son’s Murder