Israel prepares law allowing child in prison with 12 years

The law will allow the arrest of children involved in “acts of terrorism”.
19/10/2015 09h49 - Updated 19/10/2015 09h49
Photo: Israel Defense Force/Facebook

Israel's Justice Minister, Ayelet Shaked, It is preparing a law to allow the arrest of children 12 years involved in “acts of terrorism”. The information is in the electronic edition of the Jerusalem Post, quoted by EFE Agency.

The proposed Shaked is made after a smaller Palestinian 12 years, Ahmed Manasra, participated, last week, with his cousin Hasan, from 15 years, an attack on two young Israelis, one of 13 and other 24 years.

Hasan was killed by Israeli security forces. Ahmed was only wounded and was arrested.

According to the current legislation, Ahmed will not meet imprisonment for having only 12 years. Only from 14 years is that Israeli law allows the arrest of minors, which opened the public debate on the situation of young.

The Israeli government wants to speed up the approval of the law so that Manasra, who they are hospitalized, can get out today (19) the hospital and go directly to jail.

In the new wave of violence affecting the region, which began on October 1, They have died and eight Israeli 42 Palestinians, as well as an Arab-Israeli, author of an attack in Beersheba, Sul no Israel, and an Eritrean citizen who was killed by officers who mistook him for a person who practices attacks.

Source: Agency Brazil

*** If you are in favor of a totally free and impartial press, collaborate enjoying our page on Facebook and visiting often the AM POST.

Contact Terms of use