Israel has killed a Palestinian child every three days for 18 years, reveals shocking statistic

Middle EastMonitor, April 7, 2018

occupation forces have killed around 2,000 Palestinian children since the start
of the Second (Al-Aqsa) Intifada in September 2000, Anadolu reported on Friday.
The figure was provided by Defence of Children International.
children work under difficult conditions due to Israeli embargo over Gaza
during the World children’s day, on November 20, 2016 in Gaza City, Gaza [Ali
Jadallah / Anadolu Agency]
average, that means a Palestinian child has been killed by a uniformed Israeli
every three days for the past 18 years. It is a shocking statistic.

Qteesh, the director of the NGO’s Palestine Branch, told Anadolu that the
Israelis also arrest and imprison around 700 Palestinian children every year.
He alleged that the occupation security forces put Palestinian children before
mock courts and treat them badly in order to extract “confessions” from them.
rights group’s latest report said that the Israeli occupation authorities have
arrested more than 14,000 Palestinian children since the start of the Second
Intifada, of whom 350 are still
being held in prison
of Children International’s report was issued on the occasion of the
International Day of Palestinian Children on 5 April.