Israeli occupation arrests 33 Palestinian minors in two weeks

A rise in the number of cases of children being detained since the beginning of the year has been observed, recording 476 minors as having been detained

A rise in the number of cases of children being detained since the beginning of the year has been observed, recording 476 minors as having been detained

MEMO | Oct 23, 2013

An official Palestinian report has revealed that the Israeli occupation forces arrested 33 Palestinian minors during the first half of this month.
The report, issued by the ministry of information in Ramallah, noted that the occupation forces had stepped up their attacks against Palestinian minors in the first half of October.
The report explained that dozens of boys had been wounded by the forces and settlers.
The number of children under the age of 18 held in Israeli jails has reached 250 and the number of children detained since 2000 to September 2013 totalled 9500 minors. A rise in the number of cases of children being detained since the beginning of the year has been observed, recording 476 minors as having been detained.



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