483 Palestinian children detained by Israeli forces in 10 months Published: Mon, 06-November-2017

483 Palestinian children were detained by the Israeli occupation forces since the start of 2017, the Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners Committee reported on Sunday.

A statement by the Prisoners Committee kept record of the abduction of 483 Palestinian children, aged 17 and below, since the start of 2017.

Several detained minors held at the Israeli Ofer lock-up were sentenced administratively, with neither charge nor trial.

A lawyer from the Prisoners Committee quoted prisoner Luay al-Mensi, monitoring the minors’ section at Ofer jail, as stating that 40 Palestinian children arrived at Ofer lock-up in October, eight among have been subjected to torture.

Another minor was kidnapped by the Israeli occupation forces after he was shot and injured. 

At the same time, the Israeli occupation authorities slapped fines amounting to a total of $21,430 against Palestinian children detained in October.

Source: Palestinian Information Center