By Nora Barrows-Friedman
Since January, at least 33 children have been arrested, detained and interrogated by Israeli forces as home demolitions and settler takeovers continue apace. Muslem Odeh, 10, tells IPS that he was taken by Israeli forces on Mar. 11 at 3 am, after police broke into the family’s home in Silwan’s Bustan neighbourhood and pepper-sprayed his father who attempted to protect him.
SILWAN, EAST JERUSALEM, Mar 16, 2010 (IPS) – Three thousand heavily armed Israeli security service forces locked down large parts of the Old City of Jerusalem on Tuesday, as battalions of police fired rounds of tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets at Palestinian protesters in the occupied eastern part of the city. Nearly 40 Palestinians were wounded and treated at nearby hospitals, as 25 were arrested during intense clashes.
Posted in Human Rights Civil Liberties, Land Grab, Psy-Ops, Region: Middle East, Resistance, War and Peace
Tagged child arrests, child trade, human rights, israel genocide, israel kidnapping, israel palestine, israel war crimes, organ trade, state crimes, state terrorism
By The Real News Network
Israel’s recent wave of repression led to arrest of Jamal Juma’, coordinator of Stop the Wall Campaign.
Posted in Human Rights Civil Liberties, Land Grab, NWO, Region: Middle East, Resistance, War and Peace
Tagged gaza, Goldstone Report, israel palestine, israel war crimes, Stop the Wall Campaign, West Bank
”]By Roi Ben-Yehuda
As last week’s trilateral meeting in New York showed, forces outside the control of the offices of Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, and Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, have pulled these leaders back into the peace camp.
This brought to mind a quote by the Roman statesman Seneca who once wrote: “The fates lead him who will; him who won’t they drag.”