95 Palestinian children detained in Israeli Jail, during 1st Quarter of 2015

2015-04-11 04:10:59 | Al Muslim News
95 Palestinian children detained in Israeli Jail, during 1st Quarter of 2015


A report released by the Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners has revealed that 95 Palestinian minors are languishing in the Israeli Jail, since the beginning of 2015, in light of Israel's continued policy to pursue and detain Palestinian children. The commission's report stated that the total fines imposed by the occupation's courts on minors prisoner since the beginning of 2015 amount equivalent to $27,000, Middle east monitor reported. The statement highlighted that the total number of minors in Israeli jails more than 300. 95% of those were trialed over periods between 6 to 36 months. Some of the detained kids are aged 12 and 13 years, the report pointed out. The commission's report pointed out that the Israeli forces do not adhere to international standards regarding the detention of minors and that there are no special courts for them. According to the report, most of the detained children suffer from beatings, torture and ill-treatment during their detention and investigation. In addition, they are not allowed to be accompanied by a parent during interrogation. The report highlighted children's testimonies that the occupation authorities used cruel methods during inquiring them, such as shabah (torture while hands are tied to a chair), beatings, prolonged solitary confinement, intimidation, pressure and threat..

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