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Israeli soldiers detain busloads of schoolchildren for three hours

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on April 24, 2009

Upon returning from a trip to Ramallah and Jericho, Israeli soldiers halted the busses at the entrance to the town, ordering the children and teachers off the busses. The children were held for three hours before international human rights activists stationed in the village intervened. The presence of teachers and the children’s’ families also prevented the army from holding them longer.

Witnesses said the soldiers “abused and intimidated” their detainees.

For full article, visit http://www.maannews.net/en/index.php?opr=ShowDetails&ID=37324

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