World scout body: controversial Jerusalem troop not a member

September 4, 2016 4:21 PM

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JERUSALEM – The world's main scouting organization says it has no connection to a Palestinian troop in Jerusalem that dedicated a recent training course to one of the killers of an Israeli-American man.

Stephen Peck, spokesman for the World Organization of the Scout Movement, said Sunday that the Jerusalem troop is not a member of his organization's Palestinian affiliate and "has no right to speak or publish on their behalf."

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