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"lottery torture" of children by Israeli solders

Israeli soldiers stopped them, and then forced them to choose from various pieces of paper. Written on the paper were body parts; the soldiers would then break whichever body part the youth had chosen.
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A few weeks ago reports came out of Hebron concerning the then new and bizarre form of cruelty inflicted upon Palestinians detained by Israeli soldiers. A number of Palestinian youths reported on the Voice of Palestine Radio station, and other media, that Israeli soldiers stopped them, and then forced them to choose from various pieces of paper. Written on the paper were body parts; the soldiers would then break whichever body part the youth had chosen.

One youth said, "I was taken from inside my shop in Bab al-Zawiya to a settlement, then they forced me to choose a paper, and then they broke my shoulder and beat me with their machine guns."

Victims of earlier incidents include Said Baker Al-Zary, 22, from Hebron, who ended up with a broken arm as well as sixth grader Waseem Al Sha'rawi, also from Hebron, who was stopped by soldiers when he left his home to buy a few things at the local shop. The soldiers stopped him, forced him to choose a piece of paper and his finger was broken.

In another incident in Hebron, Israeli soldiers stopped Wael Suleiman, 22, in the industrial area, and beat him until he agreed to choose a piece of paper. "Hitting and burning the car" was written - so two of the soldiers hit him, while the two others set fire to the car.

Palestinian newspapers reported that Hussein Shyoukhi, a lawyer investigating Israeli soldiers participation in the "lottery," said the choices "vary from a spit in the face and eating soap, to pulling out teeth and breaking bones."

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Thanks $hrub 24.Jan.2003 18:26

Sean Henderson lohan1@msn.com

Thanks Shrub, you can cut taxes all you want as long as we still have enough to support thugs around the world~

Here's a recent Bush quote for ya - "I know that there is no evidence that the death penalty deters crime, I just feel in my gut that it's the right thing to do."

When Bush get's diarrhea, the shit will rain all over Iraq.