Palestinian-American Teen Beaten in Israeli Comes Home

Jul 17, 2014

Suha Abu Khdeir, mother of 15-year-old Tariq Abu Khdeir, a U.S. citizen who goes to school in Tampa, Fla., shows a picture of her son sent from Israel after he was allegedly beaten by Israeli police.
Credit Mahmoud Illean AP

A Palestinian-American teenager who was beaten unconscious by Israeli police has returned home to Tampa. Tariq Khdeir was welcomed by dozens of exuberant friends, family and supporters late Wednesday night at Tampa International Airport.