Cleared for publication: Youths arrested for burning Bedouin judge's car

The police have arrested three youths aged 15-17 for setting Judge Nasser Abu-Taha car ablaze last week, it was cleared for publication Wednesday. Abu Taha is Israel's first Bedouin judge and the attack was presumed to be hate-crime.


The three suspects have admitted to setting the car on fire, and even recreated the act for the police. Two of boys claimed they broke into the car, and then decided to burn it in a bid to destroy any fingerprints they might have left. The third youth claimed they set the vehicle on fire to prove they are "men". (Ilana Curiel)