Israel has Detained 13,000 Palestinian Children since 2000 and just took 5 more

Since the year 2000, the Israeli military in the Occupied Palestinian West Bank has “detained, interrogated, prosecuted, and imprisoned approximately 13,000 Palestinian children,” according to Defense for Children International. Nowadays Israel typically prosecutes between 500 and 700 children annually in military courts. Even though they are civilians and children, they are essentially court-martialed. Wednesday, it added five more to the total.

Israel has Detained 13,000 Palestinian Children since 2000 and just took 5 more