West Bank, ALRAY - Palestinian prisoners center for studies reported that Israeli military courts imposed fines against Palestinian minor detainees, amount to 170.000 NIS during the first quarter of this year.
The spokesperson of the center, Reyad Al-Ashqar said that Israeli courts impose heavy fines on most detained children , in addition to the In addition to actual prison terms.
He added that the fines constitutes heavy burdens on the detainees' families and arbitrary punishment exercised by the courts of occupation against them, that aims to terroirs and prevent them from participating in resistance actions.
He explained that the total amount of fines that Ofra prison imposed against minor detainees during the first three months of this year ups to 170.000 NIS.
Al-Ashqar noted that this policy is a clear and political theft aimed at looting and money from the families of the prisoners in order to pressure and blackmail them.
He pointed that Israeli military courts impose heavy fines for trivial reasons.
Al-Ashqar called on human rights institutions to intervene to protect children detainees from Israeli violations.