Human Rights

Israel kill over 2,000 Palestinian children since 2000 – Info. Min.

GAZA, Israeli occupation forces killed 2,094 Palestinian children since 2000 up until last March, the Palestinian Information Ministry said Wednesday.

The ministry, in a statement marking the international child day, said remembering this day was an opportunity to show the whole world the brutality of the Israeli occupation against the Palestinian children.

It added Israeli occuapation forces killed 546 children in 2014, while arresting 745 children since beginning of this year.

It urged international organizations, including UNICEF, to provide protection for the Palestinian children.

The UN called in 1954 to mark the child day in a drive to promote protection of children’s rights.

Source: Kuwait News Agency