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Israel: Brutally Killed Eritrean Won’t Get Benefits

Security mistook an Eritrean migrant for a terrorist
Habtom Zerhun, 29, died of his wounds on October 19, a day after he was shot and beaten by a mob that mistook him for an assailant in the terror attack in Beersheba on October 18. Israel said it will only cover for flying his body to Eritrea.

By TesfaNews,

Habtom Zerhun, an Eritrean asylum seeker who was lynched after being shot during Sunday’s deadly terrorist attack at Be’er Sheva central bus station, having being mistaken for a terrorist, will not be recognized as an official victim of terrorism by the State of Israel.

Reason? Because he is an “infiltrator”, a dregatory word used by Israel officials instead of ‘illegal migrants.’

The State, however, agreed to cover the cost for flying his body back to Eritrea despite initial resistance by the Israeli Social Security for fear that the mere financing of the flight might be construed as recognition of his status as an official victim of terror. Continue reading Israel: Brutally Killed Eritrean Won’t Get Benefits

Eritrean Man Shot by Israeli Guard, Savagely Beaten by Angry Mob

SAVAGES. An Eritrean migrant mistaken for an attacker and shot in lower body by security personnel and then savagely beaten by racist mob

By TesfaNews,

Gunman armed with a pistol and a knife stormed the Beersheba Central Bus Station on Sunday night, killing one IDF soldier, snatching his rifle and shooting and wounding at least 10 Israelis before being shot dead by police.

During the attack, armed security personnel mistook an Eritrean migrant for a second terrorist and opened fire, wounding him in the lower body. The man was then set upon by a mob that mistook him for a terrorist, beating him severely and leaving him in serious condition. Continue reading Eritrean Man Shot by Israeli Guard, Savagely Beaten by Angry Mob