AT-TUWANI: Settler violence against Palestinian schoolchildren under Israeli military escort; a report by Christian Peacemaker Teams and Operation Dove
15 October 2008
“The beginning was worse, but after today it seems harder than the beginning. The settlers are still beating our children.” Mother of South Hebron Hills student after settlers stoned children on 27 July 2008 and inflicted head wound requiring hospitalization on CPTer accompanying them.
A new report by Christian Peacemaker Teams and Operation Dove about the Israeli military escort of Palestinian children to school in At-Tuwani, during the 2007-2008 school year, details a catalogue of violent settler attacks on the children and a complacent attitude regarding these attacks by the Israeli army.