Israelis torturing non-Jewish children. 2014 Australian documentary



By Will Morrow — WSWS 13 February 2014

An IDF soldier restrains a Palestinian girld as her mother is arrested

A documentary broadcast on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s “Four Corners” television program on Monday night (You Tube below) provided a devastating portrait of the Israeli government’s systematic policy of threats, arbitrary arrest and torture of Palestinian youth and children.

These measures are aimed at holding the Palestinian population, particularly the youth, in a permanent state of terror and suppressing anyopposition to the Israeli occupation. An entire generation of youth is being traumatised as the Israeli security forces sow a climate of fear, as well as suspicion and division, through the forced recruitment of young informers.

Israelis torturing non-Jewish children. 2014 Australian documentary film. Viewer discretion.

The well-researched exposé—which also involved the Australian newspaper—was based on interviews with Palestinian youth themselves, as well as an Israeli lawyer, a former Israeli soldier and an Australian lawyer who has spent six years…

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