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Canada MP urges action over Palestinian Child Detainees

New York, January 26, 2017—Canadian parliamentarian Hélène Laverdière on Monday called on the government to press Israel to comply with international law in its treatment of Palestinian child detainees. MP Laverdière in a letter to Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland expressed concern for 16-year-old Palestinian child detainee Ahed Tamimi, “one of many troubling cases of military detention of children under the ...

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Ahed Tamimi transferred to three different detention facilities

The recent arrest of 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi by Israeli soldiers from her family home in the West Bank town of Nabi Saleh has sparked protest around the world and refocused light on Israel’s unjust treatment of Palestinian children. In the five days since her arrest, Israeli authorities have attempted to coerce confession from Ahed, a minor, without access to a ...

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Courageous Ahed Tamimi arrested

By Yaseen Kippie Teenage Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi was arrested early this morning, a day after a video of her punching, slapping and kicking two Israeli soldiers in a West Bank village went viral. Her mother has also been arrested later in the day. Ahed was recently in South Africa as part of the Shamsaan Pals4Peace Tour. The 16-year-old Tamimi ...

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