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Israel Breaks Silence over Army Abuses

posted on August 27, 2012

The Independent‘s Donald Macintyre reports on new revelations from former Israeli soldiers regarding abuse the Israeli military carried out against Palestinian children. “Two months ago, a report from a team of British lawyers, headed by Sir Stephen Sedley and funded by the UK Foreign Office, accused Israel of serial breaches of international law in its military’s handling of children in custody,” writes Macintyre. “The report focused on the interrogation and formal detention of children brought before military courts–mainly for allegedly throwing stones.”

Read at The Independent (UK)