Saturday, December 20, 2014

Stop the Arrest of Children

17 December 2014, Two 10-year-old Palestinian boys were arrested for allegedly throwing stones. Mohammed Nabil Taha and Akram Zayed Al-Jamal were visibly shaking and crying while the Israeli border police held them in custody for thirty minutes at Qitoun checkpoint 209 in Hebron. 

According to ADDAMEER*  there 182 children being held  (19 under 16)

ADDAMEER (Arabic for conscience) Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association is a Palestinian non-governmental, civil institution that works to support Palestinian political prisoners held in Israeli and Palestinian prisons.