Soldier abducts child (archive image)

Israeli authorities, in February, arrested a total of 41 Palestinian children, imprisoning 20 of them in Ofer prison, according to the Committee of Prisoners and Former Prisoners.

The Committee explained that, of the children arrested last month;

  • 20 were kidnapped from their homes,
  • 6 from the streets,
  • 1 for not having permission,
  • 6 were summoned for interrogation and then arrested, and
  • 8 were arrested at military checkpoints.

The committee said that two of the children arrested in February were brutally beaten during their arrests and interrogations, while many others were forced to pay heavy fines, estimated at 41,000 Shekels (over $11,000).

~ Quds News Network