Tariq Abukhdeir recalls the horrifying beating and torture he endured shortly after his cousin Muhammad Abu Khudair was murdered in Jerusalem. Tariq and his mother spoke recently in San Diego.
The ad, which appeared in The Hollywood Reporter and was signed by Hollywood executives, quotes a famous statement by Golda Meir justifying Israel’s slaughter of Arab children during her time.
The number of children killed has risen to 53 as Israel’s bombardment continues.
Wednesday’s carnage brought the toll since Israel began its assault to 220 Palestinians killed and 1,570 injured.
Sahir Salman Abu Namous was just four years old, soon to turn five.
Tariq Abukhdeir, whose beating was caught on video, spoke after an Israeli court released him on bail.
The news of the horrifying manner in which Muhammad Abu Khudair was killed came after thousands turned out for his funeral.
Israeli police suspect that the crime may have been committed in revenge for the killings of three Israeli teens.
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