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Do Palestinian kids not deserve rights?

People often say that the Israel-Palestine conflict is very complicated.

However, there is one aspect of it which is quite simple: the question of human rights.

At present, under Israeli military rule, Palestinian children as young as 12, accused of throwing stones, are taken into custody and interrogated with no audio-visual recording and no family member, or lawyer, present; imprisoned on the basis of confessions they have signed in Hebrew, a language they do not understand, and regularly put into solitary confinement.

There is no security justification for any of this.

BRENDAN O'BRIEN

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