Mom of Barkan terrorist will get 18-month sentence for failure to cease assault


The mom of a Palestinian terrorist who murdered two Israelis within the West Financial institution final 12 months was sentenced on Tuesday to 18 months in jail and ordered to pay NIS 40,000 ($11,400) in damages to the victims’ households, for failing to cease her son from committing the assault.

Wafa Na’alowa had been convicted by the Samaria Army Courtroom in Might.

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Since Na’alowa has already been jailed since October of final 12 months, she is anticipated to be launched in Might 2020.

The best-wing advocacy and authorized help group Honenu, which is working with the victims’ households, criticized the sentence as too mild, and referred to as on the navy prosecution to enchantment and search double or triple the jail time for Na’alowa.

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Na’alowa’s son Ashraf, an electrician who labored at a manufacturing facility within the Barkan Industrial Park within the northern West Financial institution, shot and killed two co-workers, Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, 29, and Ziv Hajbi, 35, within the October 7, 2018 assault. One other Israeli lady was injured.

Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, 29 (left), and Ziv Hajbi, 35, who had been killed in a terror capturing within the Barkan Industrial Park within the West Financial institution, October 7, 2018 (screenshots: Fb)

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The courtroom discovered that Na’alowa knew her son was coaching with firearms to hold out an assault, and he knowledgeable her of his intention to change into a “martyr.” Nonetheless, she made no effort to cease him.

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Ashraf Na’alowa, the Palestinian man who carried out a lethal terror assault on October 7, 2018 within the Barkan Industrial Park within the northern West Financial institution. (Courtesy)

Ashraf Na’alowa was shot useless in a December 13 raid in Nablus by an elite Israeli counterterrorism unit after a two-month manhunt. The Shin Guess safety service has mentioned Ashraf Na’alowa, from the West Financial institution village of Shuweika close to Tulkarem, appeared to have been planning a second terror assault on the time of his killing.

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Some days after his demise, safety forces partially demolished the terrorist’s dwelling close to Tulkarem. The construction itself was left intact whereas elements of its basement and first ground had been destroyed by bulldozers. Sections of the constructing belonging to members of the family who had been decided by Israeli safety companies to have performed no position within the terror assault had been left intact.

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