Palestinian, Israeli videos offer conflicting views of East Jerusalem assault

25.10.2011                      27.Tischrei. 5772

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Palestinian, Israeli videos offer conflicting views of East Jerusalem assault

Palestinian video shows a man subduing a boy throwing rocks, while Jewish video shows boy and other children vandalizing a house with rocks and iron rods.

Two nongovernmental organizations operating in East Jerusalem – one Palestinian, the other Jewish – have each released videos to support their conflicting versions of an incident earlier this month in which Elad director David Be'eri subdued a Palestinian boy and handed him over to Israeli police officers for questioning.
In the Palestinian video, by the Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Be'eri is seen grabbing the 10-year-old, who was throwing rocks at a house in Abu Tor owned by Elad. As Be'eri drags the boy with him for several minutes, the pair meet an older Palestinian man who hits the boy….