Sunday, December 16, 2012

Rocks Are Lethal Weapons And They Keep Trying

Asher and Yonatan Palmer HY"D
Yehudit Tayar
16 December '12..

(TY to those who assisted us today on our return from court. We are pretty much o.k., the windshield you can inspect below. Yosef and Melody)

Today was another continuation of the trials in Opher Military court of the terrorist gang, who over a year ago murdered Asher and Yonatan Palmer HY"D on Highway 60- the Hevron Jerusalem Highway.

Today was supposed to be the summary of the defense of Ali, one of the terrorists who was in the vehicle during the time of the terror attack that resulted in the murder, when a huge boulder was heaved from a moving car towards the car that Asher, a young father and his infant son,Yonatan – not yet a year old were in.

During the entire trial the defense attorney repeatedly tried to persuade the military court and the prosecution that there had been previous cases of Arabs throwing rocks, and that their reasons for the attacks were, "in order to punish, injure or kill Jews." Ali's lawyer continued to try and persuade the court that there was no reason to accuse Ali in "attempted murder" because of the all of the previous cases that he mentioned.

There we were; Adv. Adrian Agassi, who represents the Palmer family, and a group of friends and family who have been sitting for over a year with the Palmer's through the entire endless nightmare of the trials of the terror gang who practiced heaving huge rocks from moving vehicles towards cars of "settlers" (as the terrorists testified).

As usual we sat hugging the photographs of Asher and Yonatan z"l during these court trials, and finding it impossible to believe the defense lawyers requests to the military court.

We left there and parted until Sunday, and what will be the continuation of the trials. Melody and Yosef drove towards their home in Kiryat Arba, and at Bet Umar on Highway 60, the Jerusalem-Hevron Highway, Arabs attacked their car with rocks and bashed in the front window.

When I received the phone call from Melody, and as I reported the attack to the security and medical rescue forces, I was in shock. Just now we had heard the defense of a terrorist who murdered two innocent people just because they were Jews as he tried to convince the Military Court that attacks with rocks are not attempted murder, and here again is an incident of attempted murder of Jews by Arabs.

B"H Melody was only lightly injured in her hand but the vehicle that was given to them by Molly, the mother of Asher and grandmother of Yonatan z"l had the driver-side front windshield bashed in.

It is impossible to even begin to attempt to describe such a situation where one is returning from a trial of terrorists who attacked a car with rocks in order to murder innocent people merely because they were Jewish, and then your car is attacked and the windshield bashed in.

The Israeli Courts Must Finally Recognize That Rocks Are Lethal Weapons And Are Being Used to Murder Jews.

Yehudit Tayar is a volunteer emergency medic, serves as one of the veteran spokespeople for the Jewish pioneers in Yesha, works with the security forces and lives in Bet Horon in the Benjamin Region with her family for over 32 years.

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  1. Shocked and sorry to see this! Here are photos from June trial session. This case certainly is taking long enough, the victims' family suffering goes on and on.

  2. WTF!? Of course "rocks" are lethal weapons!!! Israel is stupid.