Wednesday, December 2, 2015

UK: Jury decides that attack on Jewish neighborhood was not antisemitic

Once again, the British justice system shows it takes antisemitism very seriously.

Via The Guardian:
Leaders of one of the UK’s largest Jewish communities have welcomed the conviction of a man over a wave of criminal damage incidents involving cars in north-east London last year.

Huseiyn Seyfi, 27, was jailed for five months and ordered to pay more than £5,000 in compensation after slashing the tyres of dozens of cars in the Stamford Hill area.

However, a jury at Snaresbrook crown court found him not guilty of a charge of “committing racially or religiously aggravated criminal damage”.
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