Defense for Children International, said that the movement has documented the death of 9 children in the West Bank, including Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, by the Israeli occupation forces, during the current year.
Ayed Abu Qutaish, a director at the institute explained Monday that according to the documentation of the international movement, these children did not pose a threat to the occupation soldiers when they were shot, and what is evidenced by the killing of the child Ali Abu Alia in the village of Mughayir in Ramallah during the month Ongoing, in the slightest respect for international law.
He added that the movement has also documented during the current year that the occupation has placed more than 30 children in solitary confinement in a cell of an area (one meter * one and a half meters), without any contact with others. Torture and ill-treatment.
Abu Qutaish pointed out that the mechanisms and standards of a fair trial in the occupation courts are based on confessions obtained under duress from children, so these courts impose actual prison sentences and suspended prison sentences, in addition to financial fines against them.
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