Police reportedly demand removal of monument to Mohammed Abu Khdeir

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According to this Facebook post, Jerusalem Police have ordered the family of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, horrifically murdered by Jewish extremists in July, to dismantle a monument built in their son’s honor. Writes Tamar Fleishman (Hebrew in translation, confirmed by Ofer Neiman):

Monument to the child Muhammad Abu Khdeir.

Today I came from Abu Khdeir house in Shu’afat and Hussein, Mohammed’s father, showed me the monument and said that police came and ordered him to remove the monument or they (the officers) will destroy it.

Hussein said that if they destroyed it, all the family members will come in the middle of the night and build a big one in the middle of the street – on the tracks of light rail [Jerusalem line that runs through Shu’afat].

Thus far the police have not returned, Neiman says.

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  1. just
    September 7, 2014, 4:00 pm

    A beautiful memorial for a beautiful child who was horrifically murdered by a mob government incited and hating Israelis.

    They beat his cousin mercilessly, they kidnapped many of his family, they violate their rights endlessly, they made the family turn their tshirts inside out, they postponed the trial of the murderers, and now they threaten to destroy the monument.

    The US does nothing. Please remind me why we have an ambassador over there? Why is this happening? Why do we tolerate/enable this?

  2. John O
    September 7, 2014, 4:36 pm

    In England, we had the appalling racial murder of Stephen Lawrence over 20 years ago. His memorial was repeatedly defaced and the police investigation was a farce. But people – especially his mother Doreen – pursued justice relentlessly for those 20 years. Two of the gang who killed him are now serving life sentences, having finally been nailed by DNA evidence, and Doreen now sits as a Labour member in the House of Lords (with a watching brief on our police). So my message is – don’t give up; you’ll get there; justice will be done.

  3. seafoid
    September 7, 2014, 5:21 pm

    No signs of Palestinian presence in Jerusalem are acceptable. No flags, no Orient House, no Arabic as it may offend Israelis in their eternal indivisible fantasy.

  4. concernedhuman
    September 7, 2014, 5:58 pm

    So there is monument built in memory of Abu Khadier ?

    Well the one built in memory of 3 settler teens was all over the english israeli news sites.

    So, every thing that reminds israel of its war crimes is offensive and unacceptable.

    • just
      September 7, 2014, 6:16 pm

      Didn’t you hear? They stole 1000 acres in honor of the 3!

      A super-duper monument indeed– all in violation of international law!

      • Mooser
        September 8, 2014, 3:53 pm

        “Didn’t you hear? They stole 1000 acres in honor of the 3!”

        Those love-triangle, murder-suicide stories really get people excited.

    • ckg
      September 7, 2014, 7:12 pm

      …not to mention the grand memorial to Baruch Goldstein in Hebron. It defines obscene.

      • Marnie
        September 11, 2014, 12:05 am

        There’s no escape from the israeli culture of death and its murderers.

  5. Cliff
    September 8, 2014, 9:13 am

    Let’s all keep in mind that the Israelis have a monument to Baruch Goldstein, the Kahanist mass-murderer.

    The Israelis celebrate all their favorite butchers of the 48′ war. Some of those butchers have been prime ministers of Israel.

    The Israeli Zionist moral universe is one where all non-Jews/Jews are judged on the basis of whether they did something for ‘the Jews’ (Zionist Jews) that furthered the Zionist cause.

  6. Kay24
    September 8, 2014, 1:09 pm

    It must be their usual zio sadistic tendencies and tactics, when they keep adding insult to injury.

    The decent thing they could have done is, shown some respect for this family, and allowed them some sort of relief by having this monument. They not only attacked other members of the family, they have imprisoned them, harassed them, and now this.

  7. michelle
    September 8, 2014, 2:23 pm

    the land of Israel is become a monument of all that is wrong with mankind
    G-d Bless

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