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Family of Israeli Avraham Mengistu Missing in Gaza Pleads for Global Pressure on Hamas

The Times of Israel reports: The family Israeli man Avraham Mengistu who went missing in 2014 after crossing into the Gaza Strip appealed Monday to the international community to help bring him home.

Avraham Mengistu, a 29-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian descent, was deeply depressed and suffering from mental problems when he wandered unarmed across the border to Gaza a year and a half ago, they said.

The Defense Ministry has determined that Mengistu was held by Hamas after illegally crossing the border, but the Islamist movement governing Gaza has provided no information about his whereabouts or condition.

“We are kept in the dark,” the man’s 30-year-old brother Gashao told AFP during a visit to Geneva, with a representative of Israel’s mission to the United Nations serving as translator.

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