A Norwegian NGO reports Israeli attacks on Palestinian children and school students

Political Concern

Is it anti-semitic to ask why the British government and many media outlets are turning a blind eye to Israeli attacks on Palestinian children and school students.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) reports that Israeli forces launched an average of 10 attacks a month on Palestinian children and school students between January 2018 and June 2020. Lessons are then given in the open or under makeshift shelters. Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli PM, has reacted angrily to the NRC’s activities.

Information was given about:

  • 269 attacks in 235 separate incidents including raids on schools, assaults at checkpoints and firing at children
  • details of the demolition of schools and destruction of equipment, much of it funded by the EU and its member states.
  • 80% of all cases. which included attacks by settlers, took place in Nablus and Hebron in the occupied West Bank.

Mahmoud, 12, was one of those injured…

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