Palestinians being held in Etzion prison were subjected to assaults, while Israeli soldiers reportedly used electric shock on a 16-year-old Palestinian prisoner, according to a statement released Thursday by the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).
Jacqueline Fararrja, a lawyer from PPS, said in the statement that 16-year-old Ahmad Yusry Maswada from Hebron, was reportedly assaulted by Israeli soldiers with a rifle, before they used electric shocks on him. He was also blindfolded and taken away by a military vehicle.
Farraja added that Maswada is still suffering from pains in one of his hands due to the assault. PPS identified five other Palestinians who were also assaulted by Israeli soliders.
Defense for Children International – Palestine (DCIP) released a report last month describing the extensively documented and criticized abuse…
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