These arrests came just one night after the arrest of a Palestinian lawyer in the same city
According to the PLO, more than 10,000 Palestinian minors in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem have been held by the Israeli occupation for varying periods since 2000
Days of Palestine, Jerusalem –Israeli occupation forces arrested on Monday two Palestinian children in Al-Thwari neighbourhood, Jerusalem.
Local sources told Days of Palestine that the Israeli occupation forces stormed the neighbourhood, broke into the houses of the two children, inspected the houses and arrested the children.
The two children were identified as Ibrahim Gheith, 14, and Mohamed Boseileh, 16.
On Sunday evening, the sources said that the Israeli occupation forces arrested the Palestinian lawyer Rami al-Alami from the Jerusalem city of Silwan.
Al-Alami and the two children were transferred on Monday afternoon to the Israeli Police Station called Al-Masqobiyyeh in the west of the holy city.
According to the PLO, more than 10,000 Palestinian minors in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem have been held by the Israeli occupation for varying periods since 2000.
“The number of Palestinian children arrested by Israeli forces, especially in occupied East Jerusalem, has sharply risen,” Farawna declared, saying that the number of children arrested by Israeli occupation had increased by 87 percent over the past three years.
“The majority of arrested children were subjected to beatings and torture by Israeli security personnel while in detention,” he asserted.
(Source / 23.02.2015)