Umm al-Fahm Man Gets Two Years for Burning Trash in Protest

The charge sheet did not ascribe any nationalist motives to the fires, but the Court noted that the extremely dry weather conditions and strong winds that day created great potential risk

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A man from the northern Israeli city of Umm al-Fahm was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for burning piles of garbage in the city during a wave of fires in the country in November 2016.