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TAKE ACTION - State Dept: Aid Teenage US Citizen Beaten By Israeli Police

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Tarek, who sustained serious injuries to the face and head was arrested and held without charge by Israeli police, who denied him access to medical care for five hours.

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fly bird (26)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 11:52 am
A 15-year-old Palestinian-American youth was severely beaten by Israeli police in East Jerusalem on July 3. The beating was caught on video. According to the human rights group Addameer, the victim, Tarek Abu Khdeir, from Tampa, Florida, was beaten by two undercover Israeli police in the yard of his uncle's home in East Jerusalem.

Tarek, who sustained serious injuries to the face and head was arrested and held without charge by Israeli police, who denied him access to medical care for five hours. Tarek is a relative of Mohamed Abu Khdeir, the 16-year-old Palestinian boy found burned to death on Wednesday in what was apparently an act of retribution by Israeli extremists for the killing of three Israeli teenagers.

Urge the State Department, the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, and the U.S. Consulate in East Jerusalem to protest Tarek’s beating by Israeli police, to demand that he receive adequate medical attention and due process, and to attend his court hearing on Sunday morning.

JL A (281)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 11:54 am
signed via email, noted; thanks for posting Jess

Sheila D (194)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 12:04 pm
Noted, signed, and will forward. Thanks for getting this out here.

Sheila D (194)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 12:15 pm
Forwarded, though there may be some doubles. Thanks JL for forward and Jess for getting this so fast.

. (0)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 12:20 pm
signed and added my maiden name as i am jewish.

Angelika R (143)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 12:25 pm
Signed earlier, thx.

Allen O (198)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 12:28 pm
Signed and noted - Thanks Jess

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 12:30 pm
Noted. Signed and shared on Facebook and Twitter. I hope it helps.

Kathleen M (225)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 12:49 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you for posting, Jess, and GGma for the forward. Hope it helps!

Ismail Al ahmad (171)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 12:59 pm
Noted and Signed, Thank you Jess

Gloria picchetti (304)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 1:41 pm

Carrie B (306)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 2:05 pm
Signed, noted, and tweeted.

Sheryl G (360)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 2:08 pm
Thank your for taking action to free Tarek! Horrific and he also lost another teenage relative not long ago which I assume is why he was there in the first place.

Joe R (190)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 3:36 pm
Thanks Jess. Signed and noted.

Charlene Rush (79)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 3:46 pm
There is so much anger in this world.
How do we combat that?

Christeen A (369)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 3:53 pm

Animae C (513)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 4:50 pm
Thank your for taking action to free Tarek!

T.Y. Jess

Abo r (107)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 4:53 pm
Thanks Jess b .
Noted and signed.
This is the IDF police, soldiers, settlers acts which is fully supported by the US and will continue as the US support the IDF and did not do any thing regarding the CRUSHING OF RACHEAL by the IDF BILDOZER BEFORE and will not do anything for this incident too to encourage the IDF to continue with its crimes.

Rose Becke (141)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 5:13 pm
Thank your for taking action

Helen Porter (39)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 5:30 pm
Those of us who are knowledgeable of Bible prophesy are watching those end of days prophesies vividly portrayed on the news. It is prophesied that all nations will turn against Israel. Please, not America! Is this the turning point .... I hope not. But it could be.

Look up for our redemption draweth nigh.

I would that NONE would be left behind.

AND let the animals come with us.

It's not too late but soon it may be.

Get ready.

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 6:11 pm
Email sent, Thanks Jess for posting!

Saturday July 5, 2014, 6:38 pm
N & S. Thanks Tess

Charlene Rush (79)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 8:27 pm
There isn't enough money in the world, to get me to go anywhere near that area.

B L (76)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 8:38 pm
Noted signed T &FB Obama warned all Americans to leave the middle east immediately. This is horrific what they did to this kid for no reason. That poor kid I hope things work out for him.

. (0)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 8:55 pm
N & email sent. Thks Bonnie for the forward, & Tess for posting.

Carla van der Meer (648)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 10:03 pm

Slava R (1311)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 10:14 pm
done thx

Carol Alcantar (37)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 10:47 pm
Signed, shared, and promoted. Did not call though.Hope they get him released alive! Thank you!

william binnie (26)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 11:02 pm
noted, signed, sharing

Krista Slavin (195)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 11:13 pm
Signed and noted. This is horrible!

cathie S (154)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 11:52 pm
done tyvm

Mary T (358)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 12:47 am
Thank you Jess & Bonnie for forwarding - signed and noted

Michaela Carlsson (248)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 12:57 am
I don't really know what is happend there but what I know is that Human Rights are Global. The boy is american so the US Government has to look into this now, before it escalates.
Thank You Bonnie for sharing I will forward.

Alexandra G (250)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 1:23 am
noted and signed, thank you Jess

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 2:00 am
Helen, I am familiar with the biblical prophesies- and I will always stand by Israel. Thanks GG, Bonnie and Michaela for the forward.

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 2:26 am
The video can be seem on YouTube the teenager was on the ground and his arms were tied behind his back he was repeatedly kicked in the head.a shocking case of brutality which I condemn unreservedly.He is still under arrest and is to appear in court to learn what h is being charged with.

Sam H (410)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 3:01 am

Kidnapped Palestinian Teen Was Burned to Death, Autopsy Shows


PlsNoMessage se (588)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 3:14 am

Joy T (443)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 3:33 am

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 4:25 am

Cindy Miars (101)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 4:38 am
Noted & signed.

Mary Jane R (35)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 5:33 am
Humans in general have the special ability to take back on those who "can less"... It's so easy to be "strong" and "corageous" before those who are weaker in some way (especially physically), who are defenseless; no matter what they have done, nobody deserves being in a position in which one cannot defend oneself. If you are truly more powerful, an attitude like the one in this case would be the last you would take.

John Holton (344)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 5:40 am
S N Tweeted

Rani Lyons (196)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 6:58 am
Signed :)

Emma S (239)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 7:36 am
Done! Thanks, Jess.

Lady Suki (446)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 7:58 am
Signed. Thanks for the forward .

Judy T (227)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 9:14 am
So signed! Thank you, Jess!

fly bird (26)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 9:37 am
US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation -

Lona G (80)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 9:44 am

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 11:17 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you

Rhonda B (106)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 12:31 pm
Signed & Noted! Thank you.

Lynn S (235)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 1:10 pm

"“Israeli settlers, in two separate incidents, reportedly ran over a 28-year-old Palestinian man near Hebron and a 9-year-old girl near Bethlehem in the West Bank on June 30, shortly after Israeli forces discovered the three Israeli teenagers’ bodies,” the group reports."

Where does it end? Tit for tat?

I wish everyone could read the book "I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey" by Izzeldin Abuelaish, a Palestinian doctor who now lives in Canada, who lost 3 daughters and a niece to Israeli shelling in 2009. It is about his agonising yet courageous journey in life.

Izzeldin Abuelaish said:
“Hate is the biggest weapon of mass destruction. Hate is a chronic disease. It poisons anyone who carries it,”

Blessings on Muhammad Abu Khudair 16 year old victim of extreme hatred fueled violence.
Blessings on the family and friends of Muhammad Abu Khudair

And blessings on the lives of the 3 Israeli teens that were murdered and their friends and families.

Let not the memories of all these children be sullied by hate!

Dawn M (142)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 1:17 pm
Signed and noted!

Sherry B (66)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 1:24 pm
Previously signed. Noted. Thanks for the frd Michaela!

Sam H (410)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 1:52 pm

Israel Holds US Boy Without Charge After Police Nearly Beat Him to Death


Ed Site Issues V (198)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 3:07 pm
S&N, thanks

Virgene L (51)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 4:04 pm
We should all be treating each child as if it were our own, and each adult as though it were our child grown up, or at least our cousin!

fly bird (26)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 4:21 pm

Brenda P (125)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 5:30 pm
noted signed shared

Mary R (280)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 9:04 pm
noted and signed

marisol melgarejo (41)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 11:00 pm
Signed thank you

Victoria Oakey (124)
Monday July 7, 2014, 7:00 am
Signed and noted. Thank you for the forward Ashley and Jess for submitting it.

Maria S (95)
Monday July 7, 2014, 12:58 pm
Unfortunately I can't sign. I clicked on the "Take Action" but It says no target in my area and no petition. Hope this boy gets help soon. Thanks Jess & Bonnie for the forward!.

Past Member (0)
Monday July 7, 2014, 5:01 pm
Signed-thx Jess

Neill Abayon (667)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 4:49 am
Unfortunately it says there are no target in my area. I just shared it instead. Thanks.

fly bird (26)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 12:41 pm
If Israel can do this to two American boys imagine what Palestinians face every day.

Rhonda B (106)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 6:14 am
Noted. Thank you.

kate K (481)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:47 am
n and s thank you Jess

Lyn Romaine (108)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 3:12 am
Thank you Helen Porter, and Pisces Rising for your comments on Israel. So very few people know exactly what you are talking about. I too stand with Israel mainly because since they attacked the boy, it was in retaliation to what they had experienced. I am not saying that it is a right thing to do and that the boy suffered because of the impending anger. The anger is ongoing over there and it is only going to get worse. The injured boy it seems as I watched the video PROBABLY mouthed off at the police. He does not seem to have a humble bone in his body along with his mother. I could sense a hatred for the Israeli's from them and I believe that the boy provoked the whole incident. And it is not just anger and hatred from just them, that is their foundation over there and it is not going to get any better. People want to come against Israel all they want but in the end Jerusalem will stand. Nobody wants to address the 3 Israeli teens who were burned by the Palestinians, and those families who are grieving over their lost children. How can you address ONE without addressing the other? You can sign petitions all day long and it will not change a thing. There is nothing that man can do with that situation. Israel is God's time clock and HE is the ONLY ONE who will bring all of the chaos to an end. And no matter how much the world wants to come against Israel, they are still God's chosen people.

Sam H (410)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 3:34 am
How much hatred can this woman pack in a single post?

Sam H (410)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 3:38 am

I am Israel

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