USA v. Masoud, Saadah
Manhattan, NY

Hate Crime

Saadah Masoud, a pro-Palestinian activist is charged with a hate crime for an assault on a pro-Israeli Jewish man that took place following an April protest in Midtown, Manhattan. Masoud allegedly battered Matt Greenman because of his "actual and perceived religion" following a pro-Palestine demonstration in April 2022. Greenman, a pro-Israel counter-protester, had the Israeli flag draped around himself when he was attacked near Lexington Avenue and East 42nd Street. The victim was taken to the hospital, where he was treated for injuries, including a concussion.