Pair known well to attendees of pro-Palestinian events
Two well-known right-wing anti-Palestinian protesters are to face charges in June, following the issuing of arrest warrants after the pair failed to appear for a scheduled hearing at Westminster magistrates’ court.
Former Zionist Federation vice-chair Jonathan Hoffman and Damon Lenszner, who appeared in a recent BBC documentary, were due to appear before magistrates on Monday. Hoffman has been charged with common assault and the use of threatening words and behaviour. Lenszner faces the same charges and also one of assault by beating.
The magistrates service confirmed to the SKWAWKBOX that the two have now reported and the warrants therefore withdrawn. The cases have been rescheduled to be heard in Hendon magistrates’ court.
Neither man could be reached for comment. However, Hoffman claimed to the Jewish Chronicle earlier this week that he had been unaware of the scheduled date at the Westminster court.
The cases are scheduled for 19 and 20 June.
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