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  תמוז 8, 5774 , 06/07/14

US Condemns Beating of Palestinian Arab Youth

Spokesperson for the US State Department, Jen Psaki, related on Saturday night to the incident in which Tareq Abu-Khdr, a Palestinian Arab youth, was beaten by border guard police and said that “The United States is worried about reports according to which Abu Khdeir was severely beaten by police officers and condemns any extreme use of force. We call for a speedy, transparent and reliable investigation of the occurrence.”

Psaki confirmed that Abu-Khdr is an American citizen. 

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