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Israel displaces, locks up and kills Palestinian children 

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What does it take to make someone wield a screwdriver and attack a fully armed, well-trained, well-protected soldier, knowing that if he got injured no ambulance would take him to hospital, and if he is lucky he will spend the best years of his life behind bars? Thaer Abu Ghazala from Shu’fat refugee camp and other minors have been doing this for years now.

The Israeli Army, formally called the Israeli Defence Forces, has occupied the West Bank for more than 50 years – neither international law, UN resolutions, civil society appeals, nor negotiations have been able to convince the occupiers to leave. On the contrary, the occupiers constantly reiterate that this occupied land according to international law is granted to them by no one other than God Himself, that it has belonged to them for thousands of years, that they are staying there forever and that there has never been a Palestinian people.

Israeli authorities are grabbing Palestinian land, building illegal settlements, seizing water resources, destroying Palestinian livelihoods........

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