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Israel police seek to extend
detention of American teen

Fox News*, by Staff

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/6/2014 5:14:20 AM

Israeli police say that an American teenager who was detained and allegedly beaten during violent protests over the death of his Palestinian cousin has been brought before a court in an attempt to extent his period in custody. The parents of 15-year-old Tariq Abu Khdeir, who goes to school in Florida, say their son was beaten by Israeli police during clashes over the killing of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir, whom Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists in a revenge attack. Police say Tariq Abu Khdeir resisted arrest, attacked officers and was carrying a slingshot for lobbing stones when he was arrested. The

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/6/2014 5:20:17 AM     (No. 9912487)

Zippy is "Profoundly troubled" because Tariq was allegedly beaten while participating in violence bt he doesn´t seem to care about a Marine languishing in a Mexican jail.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 7/6/2014 5:37:26 AM     (No. 9912495)

The parents of this kid are probably lawyer shopping to sue the Israeli police. Never mind the stupidity of sending their kid to a war zone for vacation.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: StuartL, 7/6/2014 6:22:51 AM     (No. 9912510)

Funny thing -- when I see the name "Tariq Abu Khdeir," the phrase "American teen" isn´t the first one that pops into my head.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 7/6/2014 7:18:45 AM     (No. 9912543)

It sounds like one of those "How I spent my summer vacation as a Jihadi" stories.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/6/2014 9:18:55 AM     (No. 9912663)

I agree with #3. Not your typical "American teen", which makes me think we´re supposed to turn against Israel now. You think?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: hisself, 7/6/2014 11:56:38 AM     (No. 9912807)

If this Arab claims to be ´palestinian´, by definition, he is a liar.

Nothing he and his parents say can be believed!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: saguni, 7/6/2014 1:57:18 PM     (No. 9912937)

I´m not absolutely certain, but I think an "enemy combatant captured with a lethal weapon" in Israel doesn´t quite have US civil rights.

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