Israel Tortured 60% of Palestinian Children Detained at Israeli Prisons

(MEMO) — Sixty percent of Palestinian children who were arrested by Israeli occupation forces were verbally, physically or psychologically tortured, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club (PPC) revealed yesterday.

In a statement, the PPC said that the Palestinian minors detained by the Israeli occupation were prevented from sleeping, beaten and threatened by interrogators in order to confess.

The statement also said that the Palestinian children were prevented from eating and drinking for long periods and were insulted. They were also subjected to hours of interrogations.

Accounts of three Palestinian minor prisoners, who are currently inside Israeli prisons, were included in the PPC’s report.

Mustafa Al-Badan, 17, Faisal Al-Shaer, 16, and Ahmed Al-Shalaldeh, 15, told the PPC that they were tortured when they were investigated.

There are currently more than 6,500 Palestinians being held in the Israeli occupation’s jails, including 57 women and girls and 350 children.

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Posted by Middle East Monitor on Thursday, June 8, 2017

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    • Clint Ward

      Israeli’s torturing children is the title and Joyce Gaynor say’s “Tell the Palestinian’s to stop militarizing children.” Does anyone see a problem here. Even if these were full grown adult enlisted soldiers of Palestine are there net are there not international treaties against torture. Also if anyone has any vague idea of what goes on there the only conclusion to be made is that the Israeli’s are the new Nazi”s. They are every bit the racist the Germans were if not more, because their racism is based on a religion. They have no intention of “peace” with the Palestinians. The only goal is to see them gone entirely. The entire place is an open air prison. International aid is shut off and actively fought. They set up road blocks inside Palestine. They bait the children just so they can shoot them. International law means nothing to them. White phosphorous, whatever. It doesn’t matter. Joyce is either Jewish or your typical brainwashed, apathetic American. Joyce please read the title again. Tell my where I am wrong?