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Israeli forces order the arrest of toddler in Jerusalem

Palestinian Jerusalemite Bassam Zeidani confirmed that Israeli forces stormed his Jerusalem home yesterday and ordered the arrest of his nephew Hamza Zeidani, a child who is only two years old.

Zeidani added that Israeli forces entered his home with a warrant for Hamza’s arrest and when they saw that he was a toddler they proceeded to arrest his uncle, Mohammad Zeidani.

The president of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club Fares Qaddura said: “The so-called Israeli security establishment suffers from a sense of blindness, paranoia and obsession with security when it comes to Jerusalem and this has escalated to the point where today forces ordered the arrest of a baby.”

Qaddura warned that the continuation of such policies would mean that the brutal occupation no longer differentiates between children and adults.

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