“Israel’s system of military juvenile detention is state-sponsored child abuse designed to intimidate and terrorize Palestinian children and their families.”
By Eoin Higgins, staff writer for Common Dreams. Published 5-1-2019
Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian child. (Photo: Institute for Middle East Understanding, Twitter)
A new bill would bar Israel from using U.S. funding to detain Palestinian children.
Rep. Betsy McCollum (D-Minn.) introduced the legislation Tuesday.
McCollum said in a statement Wednesday that the Israeli military’s practice of kidnapping and abusing children was morally wrong. Continue reading