Posted on July 10, 2014 in Arab American Institute
On July 3, 2014 Tariq Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian American, was brutally beaten by three Israeli police officers in an the East Jerusalem neighborhood. Caught on video, Tariq's ordeal has caught the attention of the U.S., in no small part because he is an American citizen. Unfortunately, Tariq's experience is not unusual. In fact, some argue that he has been treated with special care in light of his citizenship. Take a look at how Palestinian children are routinely treated.