At Least 120 Palestinian Children Monthly Arrested by Israel

Photo: PIC

Ramallah, MINA – The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) have recently intensified their arrest campaigns against Palestinian children, a rights group revealed on Saturday.

Palestine Center for Prisoners Studies said that approximately 120 Palestinian children are monthly arrested by the IOF, PIC reported.

75 children were rounded up during June, 150 children were detained in July. 135 others were confirmed arrested in August, according to the center.

The center said that 300 children are currently detained in Israeli jails, subjected to numerous human rights violations and denied their basic and fundamental rights.

Torture methods include strip search, slapping the head, forcing a handcuffed individual to squat against a wall for long periods of time, and placing the child bent backwards over a chair with his arms and legs cuffed.

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)