Mohammed Abu Khdeir

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US Cousin of Slain Teen Beaten, Jailed in Jerusalem

State Department asked to intervene on behalf of Tampa's Tariq Khdeir

(Newser) - A Tampa high school student protesting his cousin's murder in Jerusalem this week is now the center of an international story himself. Tariq Khdeir, 15, who is spending the summer with Palestinian relatives in Jerusalem, was beaten by Israeli forces during a protest on Thursday and is still being... More »

Palestinian Teen Was Burned Alive, Says Autopsy

Mohammed Abu Khdeir was buried yesterday

(Newser) - The autopsy of the 16-year-old Palestinian boy murdered in Jerusalem this week reveals a grim detail: Mohammed Abu Khdeir had smoke and soot in his lungs, indicating that his body was set on fire while he was still alive, reports CNN and the New York Times . He also suffered a... More »

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