Settler youth taunt Dawabsheh grandfather outside court

June 21, 2018
Police officers and the ministers who were present at the court chose not to intervene, letting the demonstration of hatred and racism continue.

Hussein Dawabsheh with his grandson Ahmed, the only one to survive the attack

Alexandra Lukash, Nir Cohen write in Ynet
In video filmed outside trial of Jewish settlers accused of perpetrating Duma arson attack, youth heard shouting at Hussein Dawabsheh ‘Ali was burned, where is Ali? Ali is on the grill’ in reference to slain 18-month-old baby, adding ‘It’s too bad Ahmed didn’t burn as well’ in reference to Ali’s brother.

Hussein Dawabsheh, whose family was murdered in an arson attack in Duma, suffered verbal abuse from right-wing settler youth outside the Lod District Court Tuesday, after it had ruled that the majority of confessions given by two alleged Jewish terrorists are admissible.

On July 31, 2015, Molotov cocktails were thrown at the Dawabsheh family’s house in the village in the northern West Bank, killing an 18-month-old baby, Ali, and critically wounding his four-year-old brother and both parents. The parents, Saad and Riham Dawabsheh, later succumbed to their wounds.

MK Ahmad Tibi (Joint list) posted a video of the incident outside the court on Twitter, which gained many shares and comments from across the political spectrum.

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