Palestinian protester kicked pensioner in the head who ‘happened to be Jewish’

A pro-Palestinian protestor who kicked a pensioner in the head has been given a suspended sentence after a judge ruled he did not attack the victim because he was Jewish. Jed Zia-Hughes, 19, leapt from a plinth into a small crowd of Jewish Israelis and knocked Jonathan Hoffman, 68, onto the ground. Zia-Hughes had attended a 1,000 strong rally in support of Palestine which gathered in Whitehall on May 11 last year. Prosecutor John Coates claimed the attack was aimed…

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