Ahrar: 1337 Palestinian children killed since Aqsa intifada

[ 15/01/2011 – 08:14 AM ]


RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and Jewish settlers have killed 1337 Palestinian children since the Aqsa intifada in late September 2000 until late 2010, the Ahrar center’s research and media unit said in a documentary report.

The study published on Friday said that the children were killed in direct murder crimes or during shelling, random firing, confrontations, and targeting residential areas.

It noted that the biggest number of children killed was in Gaza (977) followed by Nablus (92) then Jenin (77).

The study said that the IOF detained around 3300 Palestinian children in 2010 and around 11000 in the past three years, including 103 girls.

Fuad Al-Khafsh, director of the Ahrar center, held the Israeli occupation authority fully responsible for crimes committed against those Palestinian minors. He asked human rights groups and all concerned institutions to prosecute IOF leaders and Israeli security apparatuses for such crimes.

In a related development, IOF soldiers stormed Zabuba village west of Jenin on Friday night and took away a 16-year-old boy from his home.

Witnesses reported that the soldiers broke into several homes and questioned their owners after searching them.

Ahrar: 1337 Palestinian children killed since Aqsa intifada.

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