78 youngsters below the age of 18 had been killed by Israeli army shootings in 2021, 17 within the West Financial institution and 61 within the Gaza Strip; 26 of them aged 0-8, 17 aged 9-12, 20 aged 13-15 and 15 youngsters aged 16-17, in line with Protection for Kids Worldwide Palestine (DCIP).
In the meantime, a brand new report reveals that Israeli forces killed 355 Palestinians and injured greater than 16,500 others within the Occupied Palestinian Territories throughout 2021.
In response to a report launched Monday by the Palestinian Ministry of Well being, 265 Palestinians had been killed within the Gaza Strip, particularly in the course of the Israeli warfare within the besieged enclave final Might, whereas 90 others had been killed within the occupied West Financial institution and the East. al-Quds.
Most accidents had been additionally reported in Might throughout Israel’s 11-day warfare in Gaza, the report mentioned, including that 3,000 had been injured, together with 2,131 within the Gaza Strip and 964 in hospitals within the West Financial institution.
The Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS), in the meantime, has introduced that the Israeli regime has detained greater than 9,000 Palestinian youngsters within the occupied territories over the previous seven years.
In a report launched Monday, PPS mentioned 19,000 minors, together with youngsters below the age of 10, had been arrested because the outbreak of the second intifada in September 2000. Representatives of the group added that 160 Palestinian minors are presently being held in Israeli prisons.
In response to the PPS, the testimony of minors confirmed that the majority of them had undergone some type of bodily or psychological torture by Israeli investigators, who used a variety of unlawful mechanisms and strategies that violate current conventions on youngsters’s rights.
Israel occupied the jap al-Quds, the West Financial institution and the Gaza Strip in the course of the Six-Day Arab-Israeli Warfare in 1967. He later needed to withdraw from Gaza.