Saturday, November 8, 2008

Israeli settlers stone a 6-year-old child in the head;
Israeli soldiers stand around and watch.

Click on image of 6-year-old Bilal Daana, to enlarge.


"Settlers stone six-year-old boy in Hebron"

Hebron – Ma’an News Agency

November 8, 2008

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Israeli settlers wounded six-year-old Palestinian Bilal Da’na from Hebron after pelting the young boy with stones near the illegal Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba, Palestinian sources in Hebron said.

Israeli soldiers stationed in the area stood by without preventing the group of settlers from assaulting the boy, locals reported, adding that when Israeli police arrived on the scene, none of the rock-throwers were arrested.

Medics from the Palestinian Red Crescent said Da’na was taken to the governmental hospital in Hebron to treat moderate head injuries. Doctors confirmed the wounds were moderate.


"Jewish settlers beat up Palestinian boy near Hebron"

Agence France-Presse (AFP)

November 8, 2008

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HEBRON, West Bank (AFP) — Jewish settlers on Saturday beat up a six-year-old Palestinian boy near the West Bank town of Hebron, and he was taken to hospital suffering from moderate head wounds, medics said.

Bilal Daana was attacked by a group of settlers near the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba near Hebron. They beat him up and threw stones at him, the Palestinian medics said.

The boy was taken by Israeli soldiers to a checkpoint at the entrance to Hebron from where he was transferred to the local Al-Ahli hospital....