Why won't police protect woman who insulted Mohammed?
Avia Morris, who was arrested after calling Mohammed a pig, is receiving death threats, but cops won't take complaint.
by Eliran Aharon
July 27, 2015
Avia Morris, the young woman who was arrested near the Temple Mount last Friday after reacting to Muslim taunts by saying "Mohammed is a pig," is being incessantly threatened on social networks. However, police have refused to take her complaint, and the reason is either red tape, hostility, or a combination of the two.
"I feel that I have been wronged," she told Arutz Sheva. "The police are discriminating against me, arresting me a few hours before the Sabbath, instead of arresting all the Arab women who ran wild and incited to violence, who have been hurting the religious feelings of Jews daily, for several months now."
"Again, the same discrimination," she stated. "The Arabs hurt Jews' feelings daily on the Temple Mount, whether it is in playing soccer, calling out epithets against Judaism, not allowing Jews to perform the commandments that we must carry out on the Temple Mount, and they do nothing about that. They only take action because of two words that were uttered."
"Meanwhile," she said, "I have been distanced with the same conditions of staying away from the Old City until the end of the week. If a charge sheet is filed, we will fight it and bring justice to light."
"Today I went to file a complaint at the Lev Habira police station, about all the threats I received on Facebook and Arab internet websites," she recounted, "and the police refused to receive the complaint at the station, saying that I can only file the complaint at the David Precinct station [in the Old City] – from which I have been distanced."
"I asked them what to do and they said – 'It's OK, file it next week, it's not so bad.' It's funny," she observed, "that they were able to file the complaint against me in a matter of seconds, but they don't care that a complaint about death threats will be delayed by a week, with all that the delay involves... I have to wait with the threats upon my life and all of the incitement against me on social networks, by thousands of Muslims, because of a small bureaucratic matter."
Related Topics: Free Speech Legal Case, Islamist Violence or Threats of Physical Violence Against Speech, Pressure Tactics Against Free Speech
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