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Nine-year old child assaulted by Israeli Troops

author Saturday April 19, 2008 17:11author by IMEMC Staff - IMEMC News Report post

Israeli army troops assualted nine-year old Palestinian Saqer al-'Aramen from the town of al-'Ezariah in Jerusalem on Friday evening.

Muqith Abu Roomy, director of the Media office of Asrana center in Jerusalem reported that an Israeli force comprised of 8 soldiers heavily beat the child while he was on his way home. Soldiers claimed they were confused by a toy-gun the child was playing with.

The child was hospitalized as he received injuries to his head and different parts of his body. Medics declared that he's also psychologically hurt and confused as a result of battering.

Abu Roomy called upon the Human Rights organizations, the Arab League, the Quartet Committee and the United Nations to provide protection for Palestinian Children.
A number of Palestinian children were killed and others wounded by Israeli army gun-fire when troops claimed that they were confused by toy-guns the children were playing with.
Translated by Nisreen Qumsieh - IMEMC News.

category jerusalem | israeli attacks | news report author email nisreen at imemc dot org
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