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Internal Security: June 25, 2012

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A Border Guard who is charged with the killing of a 10 year old boy in the village of Na’alin said in his trial that even though his life was not threatened by stones thrown by Palestinians at his armored car, he returned fire in order not to convey weakness. (Haaretz)

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June 25th, 2012 at 9:55 pm

Military and Security Forces: June 2‎‏‎3‎‏‎, 2012‎

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Palestinians report that a four-year-old boy, Muatazz al-Sawwaf, was killed by Israeli artillery fire in the Khan Yunis area in southern Gaza. The IDF Spokesman denied that Israel attacked the area.

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June 23rd, 2012 at 10:25 am

Closed Society: June 20, 2012

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Human rights organizations filed a High Court petition to stop a plan by the Interior and Welfare Ministries to return to their families 20 migrant children who were removed from their parents’ custody due to neglect or abuse, and to deport the families. (Ynetnews)

Military and Security Forces: January 4, 2012

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Security forces arrested Muhammad Dirbas, a 6 year-old resident of the village of al-Issawiya in northern East Jerusalem.  Only after being questioned for four hours was the boy’s grandfather allowed to collect him from the police station.


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January 4th, 2012 at 8:10 pm

Police: 25 November, 2010

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A seven-year-old child was hospitalized Wednesday after having been beaten up by policemen. The child, Adam Mansour Al Rishk, lives in the Silwan neighborhood of East Jerusalem. He was taken, bleeding, to an intensive care unit after having lost consciousness. (Hebrew)

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November 25th, 2010 at 5:40 pm