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May 20, 1990 | From United Press International
The younger brother of Yusuf Hawkins led hundreds of supporters back to Bensonhurst on Saturday to protest the acquittal on murder charges of a white youth accused of rounding up the mob that fatally attacked Hawkins. Up to 300 protesters set out by bus for the predominantly white Bensonhurst neighborhood where Hawkins, 16, a black, was shot to death on Aug. 23 when he went there to look at a used car. The supporters, led by Amir Hawkins, 15, and the Rev.
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January 19, 1995 | From Associated Press
A Lebanese immigrant who strafed a van full of Hasidic Jewish teen-agers as it crossed the Brooklyn Bridge was sentenced Wednesday to 141 years in prison for killing one of them and wounding three others. State Supreme Court Justice Harold Rothwax said he will recommend that 29-year-old Rashid Baz never get parole. A jury Dec. 1 rejected Baz's claim that his childhood in war-torn Beirut produced post-traumatic stress syndrome that brought on the March 1 attack.
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January 11, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two members of a skinhead gang who were convicted of murdering a man because he was gay were sentenced in New York to maximum terms of 25 years to life in prison. It was the first jury verdict ever handed up in a so-called "gay-bashing" case in New York City. According to testimony, Erik Brown, 21, and Esat Bici, 20, went hunting with a third man in June, 1990, for homosexual, homeless or drug-addicted victims.
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January 11, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two members of a skinhead gang who were convicted of murdering a man because he was gay were sentenced in New York to maximum terms of 25 years to life in prison. It was the first jury verdict ever handed up in a so-called "gay-bashing" case in New York City. According to testimony, Erik Brown, 21, and Esat Bici, 20, went hunting with a third man in June, 1990, for homosexual, homeless or drug-addicted victims.
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January 19, 1995 | From Associated Press
A Lebanese immigrant who strafed a van full of Hasidic Jewish teen-agers as it crossed the Brooklyn Bridge was sentenced Wednesday to 141 years in prison for killing one of them and wounding three others. State Supreme Court Justice Harold Rothwax said he will recommend that 29-year-old Rashid Baz never get parole. A jury Dec. 1 rejected Baz's claim that his childhood in war-torn Beirut produced post-traumatic stress syndrome that brought on the March 1 attack.
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May 20, 1990 | From United Press International
The younger brother of Yusuf Hawkins led hundreds of supporters back to Bensonhurst on Saturday to protest the acquittal on murder charges of a white youth accused of rounding up the mob that fatally attacked Hawkins. Up to 300 protesters set out by bus for the predominantly white Bensonhurst neighborhood where Hawkins, 16, a black, was shot to death on Aug. 23 when he went there to look at a used car. The supporters, led by Amir Hawkins, 15, and the Rev.
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