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Reposted by Melanie Nathan, August 02, 2015.
An Israeli woman, Shira Banki, 17, has died of the stab wounds inflicted on her by an anti-gay radical right wing ultra religious fundamentalist at the Jerusalem Pride parade.
Banki was one of the six people injured, two seriously, in a stabbing at Jerusalem Gay Pride.
The detained suspect has been named as Yishai Schlissel, a radical right wing ultra-Orthodox Jew.
Schlissel was sentenced to 12 years in prison for a similar attack in 2005. he was released from prison only three weeks ago. It is believed that the he is the same person who stabbed three people at the same parade in 2005.
Melanie Nathan, Executive Director of African HRC commented:
” May her memory be a blessing and hers be the last of such despicable murders. May G-d comfort her family and the entire land of Israel – where the…
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