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Palestine: ‘Israel’ arrests 28 children within 2 weeks & plans to legalize four unauthorized West Bank outposts

Israel arrests 28 children within 2 weeks

RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A Palestinian official report showed that the Israeli occupation forces have arrested 28 children from different cities and villages in the occupied West Bank, since the beginning of the month of May.

The report noted that the occupation forces “continued its aggression against the Palestinian children, as they arrested during the first half of May 28 children, and injured dozens of others during attacks on them by Israeli soldiers and settlers.”

Data of the Ministry of Prisoners’ Affairs states that the occupation forces have arrested since the start of the Al-Aqsa Intifada in 2000 until the 7th of May 2013 nearly 9500 children under the age of eighteen, at the rate of 760 children per year.

Israel is still holding in its jails 243 Palestinian children, 42 of them are under the age of 16.

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“Israel” plans to legalize four unauthorized West Bank outposts

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli settlement watchdog Peace Now said on Thursday that the Netanyahu government wants to give retroactive approval to four unauthorized West Bank settlement outposts already slated for demolition.

Haaretz newspaper reported that “in a document submitted to the High Court of Justice on Tuesday, the state said that it will act to legalize four West Bank outposts for which a delimitation order was issued in 2003.”

The four outposts in question are: Givat Asaf, Mitzpeh Lakhish, Ma’aleh Rehavam and Givat Haroeh. They have been established on privately-owned Palestinian lands in the West Bank.

2 responses to “Palestine: ‘Israel’ arrests 28 children within 2 weeks & plans to legalize four unauthorized West Bank outposts

  1. lexborgia May 17, 2013 at 9:40 pm

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