Skip to comments.Jerusalem Mayor 'Too Quick to Label Arab Boy's Death as Revenge'
Posted on 07/03/2014 6:17:25 AM PDT by SJackson
Ex-police official says teen's murder likely inside job, condemns 'irresponsible' reaction of officials blaming Jews.
A senior former police official argues that the abduction and murder of the Arab youth who was found dead Wednesday morning was most likely a criminal act, rejecting the claim that Jewish "revenge" for the murdered Israeli teens lay behind it.
The official noted that the family of the murdered 16-year-old was well known to police sources in Jerusalem, adding "it's a problematic family with internal clashes that have been ongoing for many years."
"I have no doubt that as time passes it will be clarified that the murder was criminal and nothing more," declared the official, who spoke to Arutz Sheva on condition of anonymity.
Several Israeli officials jumped to condemn the murder, including Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, who called it "a grave and barbaric act," adding "this is not our way of doing things."
The senior official criticized Barkat sharply for jumping to conclusions and condemning the murder "as if the youth was killed by a Jew in response to the murder of the three Jews in Gush Etzion."
When Knesset ministers ascribe the murder as being a "price tag" act, there is serious damage to the image of Israel in the eyes of the world, argued the official.
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Not surprised. Was done so as to have a scapgoat to “blame Israel and the Jews”.
exactly... that is how they would do it... and there would be no question... Israel will not hide if it takes revenge...
I have always admired Israel. They don’t mess around and beg permission. They take care of their business!
By Wednesday afternoon, the story had disappeared.
Hmmm - I wonder if the MSM will commit the same resources and news coverage to a Palestinian teenager being murdered by other Palestinians?
yes... same here... they are the definition of BAD A$$...
If Israel were to bomb everyone out of existence over there, it would not bother me.
Three dead Hamas leaders found in a shallow grave would be a good start.
I read elsewhere that the dead Pali youth may have been an “honor” killing by his family, because he was homosexual.
If it were revenge, Israeli style, there should be about 300 bodies. Revenge should be swift and harsh.
Yes, but these “people” are like rabbits. There are so many of them.
We all know that the Arabs lie most of the time. But or that Arab in the White Hut to blow his blow hole off is ridiculous! The guy is pathologically on the wrong side always.