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Israeli forces detain 8-year-old Palestinian child near Hebron

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Israeli forces detain 8-year-old Palestinian child near Hebron
According to Defense for Children International, Israel is the only country in the world that automatically prosecutes children in military courts that lack basic and fundamental fair trial guarantees. The majority of Palestinian child detainees are charged with throwing stones, and three out of four experience physical violence during arrest, transfer or interrogation. They are detained from their West Bank homes during the middle of the night by heavily armed Israeli soldiers. Interrogations tend to be coercive, including a variety of verbal abuse, threats and physical violence that ultimately result in a confession. Unlike Israeli children living in illegal settlements...
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