ISRAEL USES SYSTEMATIC VIOLATIONS ,CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT AGAINST PALESTINE CHILDREN.ISRAELI SOLDIERS ATTACKED FOR ARREST OF THOUSAND OF PALESTINE CHILDREN,CHANTING HAUNTINGLY ROUTINE " DEATH TO THE PALESTINIANS".
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A rising proportion of Palestinian children arrested by Israeli occupation forces are subjected to solitary confinement, harsh interrogations and ill-treatment amounting to torture, according to a report published by Defence for Children International-Palestine Section.Nobody should have to live this way. Not Israelis, facing murderous attacks, random knife attacks and more, in Jerusalem and now well beyond. Not Palestinians, up against years of frustration, failed negotiation, roadblocks, crackdowns. In 21.4 percent of cases recorded by DCI-Palestine in 2013, children detained in the Israeli military detention system reported undergoing solitary confinement as part of the interrogation process. This represents an increase of two percent from 2012. The disturbing findings in the report are based on 40 solitary confinement cases documented in 2013..Children or their parents are almost never informed of the accusations and, the report says, this moment “is most likely the last time the family will see their child until he appears in a military court following an unknown period of solitary confinement and interrogation.Once the soldiers have identified the child, his hands will be tied with plastic cords, most likely behind his back, and he will be blindfolded and led to a military vehicle.More than half of the children reported some form of physical violence during the arrest and transfer to interrogation facilities, including Petah Tikva detention center, Kishon detention center.Every unsavory act allegedly committed by a Palestinian since the drive-by shooting of an Israeli settler couple last Thursday has garnered major headlines. During the same time period, Israeli settlers and soldiers have terrorized Palestinians across the occupied West Bank in attacks that have injured nearly 1,000 Palestinians, including at least 66 people death.
A rising proportion of Palestinian children arrested .A schoolgirl was arrested by Israeli soldiers as the US media ignored abuses of Palestinian rights.Israeli occupation forces are subjected to solitary confinement, harsh interrogations and ill-treatment amounting to torture.Palestinian children get longer sentences for throwing stones than Israeli soldiers got for killing Palestinians:
Anti-Palestinian race riots have erupted with increasing regularity in Jerusalem since the lead up to the 51-day assault on Gaza in the summer of 2014 that killed 2,251 people, the majority of them civilians. Israel annexed East Jerusalem following the Six-Day War of 1967, in violation of international law, and its 250,000 Palestinian inhabitants are treated as permanent Israeli residents. Minors, defined as anyone under 18, should be questioned by specially trained officers and only during daylight hours. The children must be able to consult with a lawyer and a parent should be present.Last month.The crowd was made up of extremists from an assortment of far right groups, including activists from Lehava, the anti-miscegenation group that equates mixed Arab-Jewish relationships and assimilation with genocide of the Jewish people. There were also more female participants than usual and they played a key role in riling up the crowds.The past year, criminal investigations have been opened against more than 1,200 Palestinian minors in Jerusalem suspected of hurling rocks at Israeli soldiers or Jewish settlers, according to police statistics gathered by the Association of Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI). That was nearly twice the number of children arrested last year in the much larger Palestinian territory of the West Bank.Most of the arrests have occurred in the Silwan district, close to Jerusalem's Old City, where 350 extremist Jewish settlers have set up heavily guarded illegal enclaves among 50,000 Palestinian residents.In the purge on stone-throwing, the police were riding roughshod over children's legal rights and leaving many minors with profound emotional traumas, concluded ACRI in a recent report, titled Unsafe Space.Testimonies collected by the rights groups revealed a pattern of children being arrested in late-night raids, handcuffed and interrogated for hours without either a parent or lawyer being present, which was a violation of their rights under Israeli criminal law. In many cases, the children have reported physical violence or threats.60 Israeli childcare and legal experts, including Yehudit Karp, a former deputy attorney general, wrote to Mr Netanyahu condemning the police behaviour.
Some 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners held by Israel launched a mass hunger strike and shed light on the difficult humanitarian conditions inside Israeli prisons, demanding better conditions in prisons, more contact with relatives and an end to Israel's practice of detentions without trial.
This is a systematic Israeli policy targeting the children, the future of Palestine,” he said, “The large number of abductions, shows a deliberate policy, and a serious level of military escalation.A large number of abducted children have been assaulted and beaten by the soldiers,” Qaraqe’ added, “They have also been tortured by the Israeli interrogators and jailers.”The Palestinian official listed some of the torture and abuse methods used by the soldiers and interrogators against the detained children.
1. Beating and assaulting them; kicking punching and striking them with weapons and batons.
2. Unleashing military dogs on the children.
3. Using them as human shields during arrest raids and invasions.
4. Humiliation and threats of violence against them, and their families.
5. Leaving wounded children to bleed for extended periods before moving them to hospitals.
6. Moving many wounded children to interrogation centers prior to providing them with medical care.
7. Forcing them to sign confessions while beating and threatening to harm their families.
8. Placing them in solitary confinement, and denying them the right to see their lawyers and parents.
9. Tying them to their hospital beds, and denying them the right to privacy.
It also said that targeting the children comes under legal support and legislation from the Israeli government, and direct orders allowing the army and military courts to.
A Palestinian activist in Hebron told Middle East Eye that Qawasmeh was shot after being allowed by soldiers to pass through a checkpoint entering Shehada Street in Hebron's divided old city.
Israeli settlers have become emboldened to kill Palestinians living in the city.Soldiers tend the body of an injured colleague next to the dead body of a Palestinian in Hebron.
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