54 Palestinian Children Killed, over 900 detained during the current year

54 Palestinian Children Killed, over 900 detained during the current year

54 Palestinian children have been killed by Israeli forces since the beginning of this year, stated the PLO’s Abdullah Hourani Center for Studies and Documentation.

According to International Middle East Media Centre, the report released by Hourani Center revealed blatant violations against Palestinian minors and reported that 44 of them were killed during the Great March of Return, along the borders of the Gaza Strip, while another three are still being detained in Israeli prisons.

According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, the centre affirmed that these children posed no danger to the Israeli military but the soldiers deliberately targeted them with live-fire, and with the intent to kill.

In addition to that Hourani Center reported that Israel detained more than 900 Palestinian children in the West Bank and Jerusalem, and about 230 are still being detained under harsh, inhumane circumstances.

The report observed that Israeli forces continue with systematic violations against Palestinian children with no regard for the humanitarian or psychological aspects of their actions.