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Israeli Police Beat an Autistic Boy

Four Israeli Police officers were filmed in Jerusalem yesterday, Wednesday May 22, 2019, beating and arresting an autistic religious Jewish boy, as bystanders pleaded with them to stop, telling them he was mentally disabled. In the video, the officers are seen brutally beating the boy, forcing him to ground and then arresting him, his face covered in blood as he cries: "Mommy, I want to go home." The video was distributed on social media, leading to shock, horror and sharp cr

Mass Rally in Bnei Brak Handled by Police with Brutality and Violence

On Nov. 1, 2018 a mass rally took place on the streets of Bnei Brak, a religious Jewish suburb of Tel Aviv, to protest the arrest of a religious youth who refused to enlist in the Israeli army. Israeli police responded to the rally in their usual manner, with excessive brutality and violence. Mounted police trampled protesters with their horses, as officers on foot kicked and punched them. A number of protesters were injured and hospitalized; 13 were arrested. #MassRally #Bne

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