Prosecutors Believe Hague Stabbing in May Targeted Christians and Jews
Date of incident: November 14, 2018
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Islamist
New information from the prosecutor's office indicates that Malek F., a Syrian asylum seeker charged with 3 counts of attempted murder for stabbings in The Hague on May 5, 2018, was specifically searching for “Christian and Jewish kuffars," Arabic for non-believers. In a recorded conversation with his mother from prison, he said they were similar to “animals or retarded people” and that he was a "soldier of Allah."