US-Palestinian teen describes Israeli beating

Tarik Abu Khdeir, who was beaten by police during trip to East Jerusalem, is to travel to Washington to speak officials.

    A Palestinian-American teenager who was badly beaten by Israeli police is visiting Washington to speak to officials there.

    Tarik Abu Khdeir was arrested while he was on holiday in occupied East Jerusalem the day after his cousin was burnt to death in the city.
     
    An alleged video showing his brutal beating sparked international condemnation.
     
    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher met the teenager at his home in Tampa, Florida, before his trip to the US capital.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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