1. Beating and assaulting them; kicking punching and striking them with weapons and batons.
2. Unleashing military dogs on the children.
3. Using them as human shields during arrest raids and invasions.
4. Humiliation and threats of violence against them, and their families.
5. Leaving wounded children to bleed for extended periods before moving them to hospitals.
6. Moving many wounded children to interrogation centers prior to providing them with medical care.
7. Forcing them to sign confessions while beating and threatening to harm their families.
8. Placing them in solitary confinement, and denying them the right to see their lawyers and parents.
9. Tying them to their hospital beds, and denying them the right to privacy.
1. Use military sharpshooters, and direct orders to use live fire.
2. Imposing high prison terms that vary between four and twenty years.
3. Imposing high fines on the children and their families.
4. Forcing many under house arrest, or forcing them out of their homes and neighborhoods.
5. Imprisoning many children under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges.
The report also detailed the treatment of Palestinian children in detention, including the use of torture and other mistreatment such as the use of minors as human shields during arrests; insults and threats during interrogations; the transfer injured people to interrogation centres despite their poor health; forcing children to make confessions; solitary confinement, and the deprivation of visits by families and lawyers.
The authority also explained that targeting children came in accordance with Israeli law, regulations and official instructions, and under the slogan of “no immunity for stone-throwers”.
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