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Israeli soldiers kidnap children in east Jerusalem

July 2, 2012

Monday, November 17. 2008

Palestinian sources reported on Sunday that Israeli soldiers and policemen kidnapped 10 Palestinian children in Al Bustan neighborhood near the Al Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem and took them to an unknown destination.

Sunday November 16, 2008 21:36 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News

The sources added that the detained children were no more than 13 years old, and that they were abducted for allegedly obstructing the work of municipality workers who were preparing for demolishing more Palestinian homes in the neighborhood.

The Jerusalem Municipality is preparing to demolish nearly 97 homes in the neighborhood as it is planning to build gardens for the Jewish temple which Israel claims it exists under the Al Aqsa mosque.

Israeli forces have no right, under international law, to arrest Palestinians who are living uder Israeli military occupation.

Ten days ago, the residents of the neighborhood clashed with soldiers as they brought bulldozers to demolish the homes and the army managed to demolish one home.

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