Posts tagged detention
Palestinian children: detained, dead, forgotten (2 short articles)

from Middle East Monitor and IMEMC

Between 2000 and 2014, Israel killed a Palestinian child every 3 days on average, for 14 years; in 2018 at least 56 children died, and over 900 were detained. Israel faces no serious obstacles and acts with impunity - with financial backing of the same regime that is allowing children to be separated from their parents and die on the border with Mexico.

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Leahy Law would cut aid to Israel, but no one wants to enforce it

by Kathryn Shihadah

Killing of Palestinians is not new. It has been going on for decades, unabated, uncriticized, and bankrolled by the US. We have laws on our books – the Leahy Laws – that enable us to withhold aid to countries that commit such human rights abuses, but in spite of overwhelming proof of abuse by Israel, our politicians refuse to cut off military support.

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