The parents of Palestinian teen, Mohammed Abu Khdeir who was burned to death by Israeli settlers in July, 2014 have filed a civil lawsuit for 5.6 million Israeli shekel ($1.6 million) in damages.
In an interview with Quds Press, Hussein Abu Khdeir, Mohammed’s father said “this is not compensation because we do not want to trade in our son’s case. We know that we will not get money and our cause is not finished with Mohammed’s death, but we will continue our legal fighting even if we reach international court”.
On May, 3 2016, the Central District Court of Jerusalem sentenced the main perpetrator, Yosef Haim Ben David for a life sentence and an additional 20 years in prison. Another defendant was given life imprisonment and the third defendant was sentenced to 21 years. Read more.