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  • Israeli policeman given community service for beating Palestinian-American boy

    1 week ago

    An Israeli policeman was spared jail and sentenced to community service on Wednesday for beating an American teenager of Palestinian descent during Jerusalem disturbances last year, an incident that stirred U.S. concern.

    Tariq Khdeir was visiting from Tampa, Florida, as protests...

  • Florida teen detained in Israeli-Palestinian conflict returns home

    July 17, 2014 | 10:11 am

    A Florida teenager who was detained in Israel and apparently beaten by police returned home on Wednesday, eager to seek medical care and put behind him a summer trip that drew renewed world attention to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

    Tariq Khdeir, 15, was greeted by cheering...

  • Israel frees jailed Palestinian-American boy, places him under house arrest

    July 7, 2014 | 8:25 am

    An Israeli judge on Sunday released from jail and placed under house arrest a 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent whose apparent beating by Israeli police in East Jerusalem has drawn U.S. concern.

    Tariq Khdeir from Tampa, Florida, is a cousin of Mohammed Abu Khudeir, 16,...

  • Israel investigating police beating of Palestinian rioter

    July 5, 2014 | 2:22 pm

    The United States called for speedy investigation of an incident in which it said a U.S. citizen of Palestinian descent appeared to have been badly beaten by Israeli paramilitary police during riots in East Jerusalem this week.

    A video clip circulated on the internet on Saturday...