We really need to get rid of the whole damn class of hate crime, hate speech and so on and go back to actual crime, actions and standard motivations for the legal system. Politically motivated violence already had a category. Terrorism.
A 62-year-old Jewish man claims his attacker repeatedly shouted ‘Allah’ as he beat him in the middle of the road in Brooklyn, New York Sunday morning.
Lipa Schwartz was on his way to synagogue when livery driver Farrukh Afzal, 37, battered him until another Hasidic man came to the rescue.
‘All of a sudden ‘boom!’ I tried to protect myself, run away. I fell. He come again on me,’ Schwartz told ABC7 Eyewitness News.
Yes indeed this is the definition of ‘unprovoked’