Sunday, July 6

U.S says they profoundly troubled' by American's beating in Israeli custody but will not do anything about it but give them more money

WASHINGTON (AFP) -- The United 

States said Saturday it 

was "profoundly concerned" over 

reports that a US citizen 

detained in Israel was "severely beaten" while in police 

custody, amid heightened tensions with Palestinians. 

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the United 

States "strongly condemn(s) any excessive use of force," in 

the wake of Tariq Khdeir's case. 

"We are calling for a speedy, transparent and credible 

investigation and full accountability for any excessive use of 

force," she added in a statement.

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