Palestinian Young Man Killed By Israeli In Jenin

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Eighteen Palestinians have been killed since Trump's declaration, a lot of them in clashes with Israeli forces. "I applaud the decision to leave rioter Ahed Tamimi in custody until the end of the proceedings".

The PPS said that the soldiers invaded many homes in several parts of the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, and abducted eight Palestinians, identified as Bilal Khader Salama, 24, As'ad Darwish, Mo'men Malash, Mohammad al-Asakra, Awad al-Asakra, Adam Eyad al-'Amour, 17, Mahmoud Salem al-Badan, and former political prisoner Yasmin Abu Srour. The footage became viral on social networks, triggering rage in Israel and calls to punish the girl.

According to society spokesperson Fidaa Najada, roughly 950 Palestinians have been detained - including 18 women and 235 children - since demonstrations erupted in the Palestinian territories in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on December 6 to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Nariman Tamimi, the girl's mother, was also arrested for riot and incitement.

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Palestinian Young Man Killed By Israeli In Jenin

The charges relate to the video and two other incidents, and could result in her spending years in jail, as well as months as she waits for her trial.

Aspects of the treatment of this child mirror the treatment of hundreds of other Palestinian children arrested and detained by Israeli security forces across the occupied territory, as the High Commissioner, the Secretary-General and UNICEF have reported over the years. The mother was also charged with inciting to carry out terror attacks in her Facebook posts.

Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the United Nations have all called for the teenager's immediate release. The judge said she could not be released from custody because of the severity of her crimes. "Deprivation of liberty of children shall only be used as a measure of last resort and for the shortest appropriate period of time, and the best interests of the child are to be a primary consideration".

Appearing in court on Wednesday, Ms Tamimi, whose father is a prominent Palestinian activist, appeared defiant, smiling and waving at her father who sat at the back of the courtroom, as he was forbidden to get close to his daughter.

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