Salim Barakat

A Hero or a Subject of a Conspiracy? Druze-Israeli Cop's Death Haunts His Brother

Police claim that Druze officer Salim Barakat was a hero who saved many lives before being stabbed by a terrorist, but a documentary alleges that he was the victim of a cover-up

One night in early March 2002, Salim Barakat, a 33-year-old police officer from Israel’s Druze community, was on a stakeout for car thieves with his partner on Sa’adia Gaon Street in Tel Aviv, close to the...

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