32 children arrested by Israeli troops in February 17Feb11 February 18, 2011

Palestine News Network -  17 February 2011


The Palestinian Ministry of Information issued a report on Thursday stating that Israeli troops arrested 32 Palestinian children from the West Bank and East Jerusalem in the first two week of February.

The report noted that 320 children remain in Israeli military detention, facing torture and blackmail by Israeli interrogators.

The Ministry of Information added that Israeli military courts had extended that detainment of many of the children, and that 75 chgildren from East Jerusalem were put under home arrests.

Furthermore the report shows that 15 children were injured by settler attacks in the West Bank in the first two weeks of February.


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