12 years urged for Palestinian minor over stabbing

Ahmed Manasra, a 14-year old Palestinian boy convicted of the attempted murder of two Israelis in a stabbing in October 2015, walks out of the District Court following his sentence hearing in Jerusalem on September 25, 2016Ahmed Manasra, a 14-year-old Palestinian, was convicted in May this year of the attempted murder of two Israelis in a knife attack last October. Hassan Manasra was shot dead by security forces, while Ahmed Manasra was hit by a car as they fled. Manasra’s lawyer Lea Tzemel told journalists after a hearing behind closed doors that her client had apologised “to the child he stabbed, who was present in court”.

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