A pro-Palestinian thug punched a man carrying an Israeli flag in Manhattan, knocking him to the street, where he kicked him mercilessly.

Pro-Palestinian thugs assaulted a man simply for holding an Israeli flag during a protest in New York City on Wednesday. Police are reportedly investigating the incident.

“The 28-year-old victim said he was walking down the street when men from the protest pointed out an Israeli flag he was holding,”reported Times of Israel.

“One of the protesters approached the victim and punched him, knocking him to the ground, then kicked him while he was down,” added the report.