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ISRAELI ARMY BLINDFOLDS AND DETAINS CHILDREN

These actions contravene the International Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Geneva Convention, which forbid the arbitrary detention of children and their use as instruments of war.
ISRAELI ARMY BLINDFOLDS AND DETAINS CHILDREN


INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT


For Immediate Release - July 30, 2002


ISRAELI ARMY BLINDFOLDS AND DETAINS CHILDREN

[Ramallah] This afternoon Israeli soldiers outside Al-Amaari refugee camp detained three boys aged between 10 and 13. The boys were handcuffed and blindfolded and taken into a house already occupied by the IDF.

Internationals, including US citizens, are on the scene with the boys' mothers, but their pleas for information on the children's welfare have as yet been denied. No reason has been given for the boys' detention.

Video footage of the incident is available from Adam Shapiro on the phone numbers below.

Adam and Huwaida: +972(0)52-642-709 or +972(0)67-473-308
ISM office: +972-(0)2-626-4844
www.palsolidarity.org

Notes for editors: These actions contravene the International Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Geneva Convention, which forbid the arbitrary detention of children and their use as instruments of war.
the little palestinian kids.... 02.Aug.2002 11:18

mosof

So a couple of little palestinian kids got handcuffed, and detained...OH THE HORRORS! I wonder why? If you ask me, they probably deserved it...! Just be glad they weren't Isreali kids getting blown to schreads, because of some stupid Infadid that is sponcered by the ARAB Nations, to make cannon fodder, of the Palestinian Peoples! And, to keep the tensions high, so the war on terrorism won't come to their doorsteps! The only victims here are both the Isreali's, and Palestinian People, the other Arab nations don't give a damn, otherwise they would allowed relocation of the Palestinians to their own respective countries....but, this is better for them, this way they can fight the JEWS, and not get their hands dirty.....But, what do I know, according to the Middle Eastern countries, I am just an Ignorant, Cultureless, Arrorgant, American Dupe........if we are indeed this, why does the rest of the world want to emulate us? Support Isreal in their cause!

hear, hear 02.Aug.2002 13:36

Prescott Bush

Well put, mosof. These spoiled, ignorant little communists over here at Indymedia really need a tounge lashing. I can only imagine how the webmasters of this site would be treated in some awful Islamic theocracy by these same "children" in a few years, brainwashed, armed with machine guns and stuck in a uniform. Ahhhh....hahahaha. What dupes. Stupes. Cannot see the forest for the trees.
Their hearts want to fight the good gight, but their minds are so dumbed down by generations of Leftist false dichotomies that the non-sequiteurs of someone like Noam Chomsky are paraded around as the height of "Debate."
Not to sound, um, reactionary or anything, but, WHY DON'T YOU PEOPLE MOVE TO ONE OF THESE PLACES THAT HATE AMERICA SO MUCH, WHERE YOU OBVIOUSLY BACK THEIR CAUSE, and stop sucking up grant money that others could productively use ?

yeesh, I feel like taking a bath and making some coffee after trudging through the stupefying level of thought represented here...

hmmm... 02.Aug.2002 16:34

Mike

Who the hell are mosof and bush fuck and what the hell do your comments have to do with the article you were commenting on? If worldwide oppression, and strengthening your own riches is your cup of tea, then this probably isn't the website for you. Mabey you should actually obtain the aforementioned video footage and pretend that those are your Nazi children being blindfolded and detained. It's people like yourselves, spewing with arrogance, that I wish an eyeopening upon the most. It is also to people like yourselves, whom I wish a quick slaying upon once we start this revolution.
Tell me more about these countries' desires to emulate us.

bring it on, commie retard 03.Aug.2002 06:15

Genghis

"It is also to people like yourselves, whom I wish a quick slaying once we start this revolution"

AHHH..HAHAHAHA. You get funnier by the day. For not only are you arrogant enough to accuse the "Silent Majority" of working class weirdos like myself of ignorance of the issues, you hide behind the same old Marxist twaddle. I'm better read than you. Smarter than you. Stronger than you. A better shot. And better armed. A better judge of
character, and less wealthy. And I live in Portland. Now, I'd never be dumb enough cop to my real name on a CIA trolled board like this...but bext time you look up from your Chomsky pamphlet on the MAX, picking the lice out of your dreadlocks, and some grimy old dude is sneering at you in his dirty workboots...think about your "revolution"; your
"proleteriat." We are everywhere.
Remember that, you little elitist, as you cry about the poor little palistinian kids whose corrupt leadership, who steals MILLIONS of dollars as their "People" starve, orders the bombing of hundreds of Israeli children and elderly civilians for decades on end, while you carp about human rights in a country with more human rights then any other in history. So far.

Hit the books, ignoramus.