Tag Archives: Israel War crimes

Palestinian stone throwers face up to 20 years in jail

Critics say the new Israeli law only targets Palestinians protesters, but spares Israeli settlers [EPA]   The Israeli parliament has approved a law that imposes up to 20 years in prison on people convicted of throwing rocks at moving vehicles, drawing condemnation from Palestinian activists

Israel in ‘abusive arrests’ of Palestinian children: HRW

JERUSALEM: Human Rights Watch on Monday accused Israel of “abusive arrests” of Palestinian children as young as 11 and of using threats to force them to sign confessions. Israeli authorities failed to inform parents of their children’s arrest or whereabouts, the New York-based watchdog added,