When is a boy not a boy, only when he's a Palestinian - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • CJ
    • 20.03.10 | 21:32 (IST)

    Under Israeli military order Palestinians 16 years and over are considered adults In Israel the age of an adult is 18 years. Israel is a signatory to the International Convention of the Rights of the Child, which defines all children as under 18 years old. Sorry about the FACTS. I'll try not to do it ever again!

    from the article: Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian boy in West Bank
    First published 17:32 20.03.10 | Last updated 10:59 31.03.10
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