The video of 15 year old US citizen being savagely beaten by israeli police has gone viral,with worldwide media showing it on their websites.
This time the video is not classed as a forgery by israeli police and spokespersons.
There is nothing can justify such a horrific beating of the child,though some will undoubtedly justify it.
The family of Tariq Abukhdeir from Tampa Florida have asked what evidence they are allowed to present in court before their son appears again on sunday.
The reality is very little,and it shows an honest but an innocent lack of understanding of the israeli court system,and it's dealings with children.
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This case is however different,as the spotlight is now on israel and it's mistreatment of children is highlighted more than ever.
Media outlets are queuing up for interviews from the youngster when he is released and returns to America.
First he must endure the israeli court system and custody.
The family have been told no matter how many times he was kicked and punched on the video,15 year old Tariq will not be seen to be innocent,and prepare for dirty tricks,lies,and many false accusations.
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The US state department made a short statement..
"State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki named the youth as Tariq Khdeir, 15. He was a cousin of Muhammed Abu Khdeir, a 16-year-old Palestinian whose burned body was found Wednesday in the Jerusalem Forest. Khdeir was visited by a U.S. consulate official, the statement said.
"We are profoundly troubled by reports that he was severely beaten while in police custody and strongly condemn any excessive use of force," Psaki said. "We are calling for a speedy, transparent and credible investigation and full accountability for any excessive use of force."
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