In May 2019, the minor cut a plea bargain deal leading to a conviction on reduced charges
Arab MKs blast Jewish terrorist attacker of Duma at sentencing hearing: 'You burned a family'
'You burned a family... have you no shame?'
Because the defendants are both 16 and legally minors, their names are under gag order.
Residents of Duma are worried that extremist settlers would seek to retaliate against the conviction of Ben-Uliel by attacking the village again.
The arson attack on the Palestinian Dawabshe family home killed 18-month-old Ali and his parents, Sa’ad and Riham.
Ben Uliel stands accused of the 2015 arson murder of a Palestinian family.
The teenager had already signed a plea deal and admitted to multiple charges, but this charge was debated and placed before a court to make a final decision.
The conviction of his co-defendant reduced the minor’s connection to the actual attack, while finding that he was involved in surveillance and some aspects of the plot.
The last month in Israel has been fueled with allegations by some on the Right that the Shin Bet is overly aggressive in its tactics for probing Jewish terrorism.