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Anti-Israel activist slapped with 18 felonies for threatening to 'murder' city council

Posted on AllSides April 15th, 2024
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An anti-Israel activist in California sobbed in court Friday after she was slapped with 18 felony counts for allegedly threatening to murder members of the Bakersfield City Council. Riddhi Patel, 28, pleaded not guilty to the charges she faces after making incendiary comments to officials during the public comment portion of a city council meeting last Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles Times. Patel, who served as economic development coordinator for the nonprofit Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment in Bakersfield, railed against the city council and Republican Mayor...

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