Sunday, July 6, 2014
The Beaten Boy and Mother
Interview with Tareq Abu Khieder -- in English, naturally, since he is American. Says he was not throwing rocks and doesn't know why Israeli police attacked him. His mother says, "This happens to Palestinians every day....all the time" but because her son is American he is getting media attention. She says had to wait three hours to get into American embassy. "Nobody should be beat up this badly, for any reason...This is not human," she adds.
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