Israel accused of abusing detained Palestinian minors

In the report by Israeli rights groups B’Tselem and HaMoked, it says Israel is ignoring special laws to protect the rights of the detained minors and teenagers.

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    A new report accuses Israel of “systematic abuse” of young Palestinians arrested after attending protests in occupied East Jerusalem.

    The report by Israeli rights groups B’Tselem and HaMoked, it says Israel is ignoring special laws to protect the rights of the detained minors and teenagers.

    It says teenagers accused of throwing stones at soldiers are detained in the middle of the night and questioned without a lawyer present.

     

    Al Jazeera's Paul Chaderjian reports.


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