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Undercover Israeli Occupation Soldiers Captured on Video Kidnapping a Palestinian Child in Jerusalem

Wednesday July 27, 2011 05:42 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies


The Al Aqsa Foundation in Jerusalem published a video showing members of the undercover forces of the Israeli military attacking Palestinian children as they played in Ras Al Amoud Palestinian neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem, and forcing one of them into their vehicle before driving away. The child was later taken to a graveyard where he was beaten by the soldiers.

The foundation said that the undercover forces kidnapped the child, Islam Jaber, 13, and detained him in Ras Al Amoud illegal settlement, in East Jerusalem, before taking him into a graveyard where they beat him repeatedly while he was cuffed and blindfolded inflicting concussions and bruises to different parts of his body.

The soldiers drove their vehicle against the children as they played football on a minor road in Ras Al Amoud, before jumping out of their car and violently grabbing Jaber.

Jaber said that the undercover forces violently attacked and beat him before trying to force him to sign some papers accusing him of unidentified violations, but he refused their demand and refused to give them any information when they asked him about his friends’ names and other info about them.

The child is currently still suffering constant pain in different parts of his body and is suffering anxiety and constant panic remembering the horror he was subjected to.

His family said that they will be prosecuting the officers in charge, and voiced an appeal to the International Community to intervene and stop the constant and ongoing Israeli violations and attacks against the Palestinians, especially against the children.

The undercover forces are responsible for dozens of similar attacks in occupied East Jerusalem, and are behind the brutal beating of dozens of children in the occupied city.

They are also responsible for thousands of deaths and instances where they shot Palestinian youths at close range causing permanent disabilities.

The Palestinian Ministry of Detainees reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped in 2010 more than 500 Palestinian children in Jerusalem, and additional 250 in the West Bank. Some of the children were eight years old, and were kidnapped after the army broke into their homes after midnight or at dawn.

92% of the kidnapped children were tortured and beaten, and were humiliated during extreme and extensive interrogation in illegal Israeli settlements and some police stations.

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IOF soldiers kidnap five foreign solidarity activists

[ 27/07/2011 - 09:57 AM ]


Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped seven participants in a peaceful protest march in Walaja village, west of Bethlehem, on Wednesday, local sources said.

Member of the popular committee to resist the wall and settlement in the village Ala’a Al-Daras said that a massive march started from the village and headed to its agricultural land where the soldiers were bulldozing the area to prepare for construction of a section of the segregation wall.

He said that the soldiers assaulted the participants beating them with batons and rifle butts leading to a violent confrontation during which seven participants including five foreigners were arrested.

Daras explained that the IOF soldiers tried to foil the march by installing a road barrier at the entrance to the village.

IOF bulldozers had started leveling vast areas of Ein Juwaiza area in Walaja village on Tuesday to pave the way for the construction of a section of the separation wall and uprooted tens of fruitful trees in the process.

The soldiers kidnapped a Mexican delegation that included MPs and journalists after trying to prevent the soldiers from destroying the trees and the cultivated land lots.

Seven Palestinians kidnapped in IOF raids of West Bank

 [ 27/07/2011 - 09:30 AM ]


Seven Palestinians have been kindapped at dawn Wednesday in Israeli occupation forces’ raids of the West Bank, Israeli daily Ynet has reported.

Locals reported scores of IOF soldiers invaded various areas of the Jenin refugee camp and nabbed two men after questioning their families and ascending to nearby roof tops.

Sources have also reported that more IOF raids in the camp inflicted ''moderated damage'' to a local's vehicle.

Elsewhere, IOF troops set up checkpoints outside of Yamoun village west of Jenin city during a far-reaching combing of the area.

On Tuesday, military jeeps raided Bani Naim, located northeast of Al-Khalil city in southern West Bank, setting up an hours-long military checkpoint there.

Three unidentified men were blindfolded, kidnapped, and taken to an unknown destination in the search.

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