560 Palestinian Children Killed in 2014
The Palestinian Health Ministry said more than 560 Palestinian children were killed, and thousands more were injured in the Israeli attacks in the Gaza Strip, and the occupied Jerusalem and West Bank during the last year.
The ministry said, in a statement issued on the Palestinian Child Day on Sunday, that the latest Israeli aggression on the Gaza strip last Summer resulted in the death of 550 children, and injured thousands of others with some suffering permanent disabilities.
During 2014, the Israeli attacks also killed 11 children in areas across the occupied West Bank, the ministry further reported, adding that 800 children were arrested by the Israeli forces during the same period.
The ministry called on human rights organizations to file complaints against the Israeli regime for its crimes against the Palestinian children and force it to release the captured children without any condition or requirement.