New data from Statistics Canada reflect how the vast majority of hate crimes in Canada, experienced by the Jewish community among others, were never investigated.
BY Dan Verbin in Canada
Newly released figures from Statistics Canada reveal that the country’s police only investigated 1 percent of hate crimes in 2019.
The figure is startling given that Canadians self-reported 223,000 hate-motivated incidents during that year.
Some examples of antisemitism on the cover page of the B’nai Brith Canada audit.- PHOTO: B’NAI BRITH CANADA
“We are in the middle of a hate crime crisis,” Evan Balgord, executive director of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, told CTV News. Continue Reading »
French Supreme Court of Appeals upheld previous rulings that Muslim, Kobili Traore, cannot stand trial for murdering Jewish, Dr. Sarah Halimi, because he was too high on marijuana to be criminally responsible.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ
(JTA) — Relatives of a Paris woman who was killed by her neighbor while he spewed anti-Semitic slurs and was high on marijuana have lost their final appeal to have the killer tried.
In its decision Wednesday, the Court of Cassation’s Supreme Court of Appeals upheld rulings by lower tribunals that Kobili Traore cannot stand trial in the 2017 killing of Sarah Halimi because he was too high on marijuana to be criminally responsible for his actions. Continue Reading »
Female NYC antisemite finally indicted for hate-crime, assault on an Israeli woman who interceded when the hostile woman was cursing a Jewish man on a NYC subway in December, telling Fox News, “She was yelling at him, shouting at him, ‘Allahu Akbar’… ‘Allah will kill you.’
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New York City prosecutors have formally indicted a woman suspected of assaulting an Israeli college student after verbally abusing her on the subway.
Footage of the incident, filmed in late December, shows 38-year-old Zarinah Ali using anti-Semitic epithets including “You f***in’ nasty a** Jews” and “You stinking a** Jew” before assaulting Israeli national Lihi Aharon. Continue Reading »
A French secret service agent revealed in testimony to a French court that in 1982 France made a deal not to pursue Arab terrorists who murdered six Jews in an antisemitic terrorist attack.
By Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
France agreed not to target Arab terrorists who killed French Jews in Paris in 1982 if they refrain from carrying out further attacks on French soil, a former top spy revealed.
Yves Bonnet, who headed the now-defunct DST service in the 1980s, said this in January to a judge investigating the 1982 attack in which six people were murdered and 22 injured at a kosher restaurant on Rosiers Street in Paris, Le Parisien reported Thursday. Continue Reading »