Videos on how to kill Jews
A man has been arrested by the Australian Federal Police for allegedly posting videos giving instructions on how to kill Jewish people.The 50-yr-old South Australian man from Flinders Park has been charged with four counts of advocating terrorism.
ABC News said police allege he posted videos to social media encouraging people in overseas conflict zones to commit terrorist acts .
According to media reports, this is the first time someone in Australia with advocating terrorism.
Police say there is no impending threats to Australians.
Adelaide Magistrates Court heard that the man , whose name was suppressed, has mental issue and he is currently in a prison infirmary.
The court the charges related to videos the man had allegedly posted on social media between July and November 2015 according to ABC news.
Commonwealth prosecutor John Clover said: “In each video the defendant is depicted advocating with other persons engaged in acts of terrorism via the defendant providing explicit verbal instructions as well as physical demonstrations with weapons as to how to kill Jewish people.”
The man is due in court in March but a mental health report is expected to be prepared earlier.
The Advertiser reported: “He has penned a detailed manifesto, outlining his life from growing up in a Palestinian family in Israel to moving to Australia and calling himself an “exiled” Arab Israeli.”
The Executive Council of Australian Jewry recently published its findings of antisemitic incidents for the last year ending in October. South Australia was the only state which had reported zero incidents.