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‘Israel’ killed 7 children in West Bank and Gaza in 2020

Ramallah (QNN)- ‘Israel’ killed seven Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza during the period between the start of 2020 and October, The Ministry of Information said.

A statement by the ministry noted that the occupation state continues to attack Palestinian children, adding that between the Al-Aqsa Intifada on September 28th, 2000 and the end of October 2020, the Israelis killed 3097 children and wounded tens of thousands of Palestinian children.

It added that since Trump declared Jerusalem as the capital of ‘Israel’ on December 6th, 2017, the Israelis have killed 123 children, wounded thousands, and arrested over 17000.

Since the start of 2019, the occupation state arrested 745 children under the age of 18. 264 children have been arrested since the start of 2020 until the end of March 2020.

In the same context, reports by the Palestinian Prisoners Society and the Prisoners’ Affairs Committee revealed that the occupation state arrested 304 Palestinian children in the period between the start of 2020 and June 2020.

Meanwhile, a statistical study by Wadi Hilweh Information Center revealed that between the start of 2020 and June of the same year, 1057 arrests have been registered in Jerusalem, including 57 women (two of them are minors) and five children under the age of 12.

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