Officers wounded the detainees, terrorized them, and whomever dared to lift his head upwards risked more beatings by officers. According to affidavits, the floor of the room was covered in blood from the beatings.
“There were [dozens] of soldiers around, and one of the soldiers dragged one of the children to the vehicle and the other soldiers followed and started to arrest them… We begged the soldiers to wait until the children’s families could come and talk to their families, but that didn’t help.”
OCCUPIED WEST BANK -- On March 10, five Palestinian boys hoped to spend their day foraging for vegetables south of their home in the occupied West Bank. Instead, they spent it detained for hours in Israeli custody. The children -- ages eight to thirteen -- were violently arrested by Israeli forces in southern Hebron while