Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Israel's Youngest Palestinian Prisoner Palestinian child prisoner Shadi Farrah, 14

Shadi and his friend Ahmad were arrested in 2015

Shadi  was 12 when he and his friend Ahmad al-Zaatari were seized by Israeli occupation soldiers on 29 December in their village of Kufr Aqab as they walked through the village. They were seized and interrogated for days and accused of possession of a knife with the intended purpose of carrying out a resistance action against Israeli soldiers. The alleged knife was never used or pulled out by either boy; they are accused of having the knife inside their bag. Even this allegation is denied by Shadi’s family.

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