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Israeli troops detained a 9-year-old Palestinian at school. It's 'becoming normal', locals say

Israeli troops detained a 9-year-old Palestinian at school. It's 'becoming normal', locals say

"The day before we met, human rights campaigner Aref Jaber recorded the arrest of a 9-year-old Palestinian boy, taken out of school in the West Bank city of Hebron by armed Israeli soldiers. His footage shows soldiers inside Ziad Jaber elementary school, arguing with the school principal and other teachers, as they attempt to remove Zein Idris and his 7-year-old brother Taim."

6,000 Palestinian children jailed by Israel since 2015: NGO

6,000 Palestinian children jailed by Israel since 2015: NGO

"Minors arrested during night raids are transferred to interrogation and detention centres, where they suffer abuses, including being deprived of food or water for hours, according to the association. The children's right to have one parent or guardian present during their interrogation is often neglected, the NGO said. Children are often forced to sign statements written in Hebrew - a language they cannot read."

Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar details her 20-month ordeal in an Israeli prison without charge

Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar details her 20-month ordeal in an Israeli prison without charge

""They wouldn’t allow us to stop and use the bathroom. Our only stop was the court. They’d take us out, we’d receive our sentences and then they would put us back in our cages and drive us back in the same condition." The hearings in Haifa meant another six-month extension to her administrative detention, a tactic used by Israel to incarcerate people without trial or charge, based on allegations that they might commit a future offence."

Israel Releases Palestinian Lawmaker Held for Nearly Two Years Without Trial

Israel Releases Palestinian Lawmaker Held for Nearly Two Years Without Trial

"Jarrar is a well-known figure on the Palestinian political scene and was active for many years as an advocate on behalf of prisoners’ rights and with human rights organizations. Mahmoud Hassan, Jarrar's lawyer said that he and Jarrar's family had been told in advance that the administrative detention, issued by the OC Central Command, will not be renewed unless significant new information is received."

Israel Still Holding Palestinian Lawmaker Indefinitely as Political Prisoner

Israel Still Holding Palestinian Lawmaker Indefinitely as Political Prisoner

"Ghassan Jarrar says his life is meaningless without Khalida. In his office at the children’s toys and furniture factory he owns in Beit Furik, east of Nablus, its chairs upholstered with red fake fur, the face of the grass widower lights up whenever he talks about his wife. She’s been incarcerated in an Israeli prison for 20 months, without trial, without being charged, without evidence, without anything."