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Israel, Working with Facebook, is Arresting Palestinian Children for Posts Deemed “Incitement”

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 5:02
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from TeleSUR

Israel has been interrogating and imprisoning dozens of Palestinian minors for months without any legal representation or a parent’s presence.

As Facebook gives the Israeli government more access to posts deemed as “incitement,” occupation forces have been raiding the homes of Palestinians children and detaining them for months over posts on the social media site, a report by the Defense for Children International-Palestine said Monday.

The group spoke with several Palestinian minors who were arrested for their Facebook posts, interrogated for hours and then kept in prison for months without charges under the Israeli policy of “administrative detention.”

“Israeli authorities must immediately stop using administrative detention against Palestinian minors,” Brad Parker, attorney and international advocacy officer at DCIP, said in the organization’s report.

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