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13 Year Old Boy Used as a Human Shield May 10, 2007

Posted by iniquity in World News.
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Mohammed Badwan

Activists claim Mohammed was tied to the jeep by police.

Israeli human rights activists have accused border police of using a 13-year-old Palestinian as a human shield. Rabbis for Human Rights say that Mohammed Badwan was tied by police to a jeep during a recent demonstration in the West Bank village of Bidou.

The police apparently hoped this would stop Palestinians from throwing stones during a protest against Israel’s West Bank barrier.

Israel’s Supreme Court banned the use of human shields in 2002.

Rabbis for Human Rights also say that the boy was beaten by Israeli police before being arrested.

Israeli police spokesman Gil Kleiman said: “It’s unclear what happened, we do not expose civilians to physical damage willingly.”

The case is to be investigated by the Israeli Justice Ministry.

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