He Has Cancer and a Disability. Israeli Troops Still Cuffed and Detained Him for Hours

Soldiers arrested Shams a-Dim Aazem, 17, on suspicion of throwing stones. But between his cancer and his disability, the boy can barely move around. That didn't save him from being handcuffed and spending five hours in detention

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There is no mistaking Shams a-Din Aazem’s disability. His torso is deformed and rigid and inclines to one side. His arms are as skinny as matches. His face is ashen. Though his intellect is unimpaired, his manner of speech is quiet and strained. His face is anguished. He sits down with difficulty, stands up with difficultly and moves about with difficulty because of his physical adversities and his thin build.



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