Today's Sinn Fein demonstartion at the Tholsel.
Members of Drogheda’s Bobby Sands Cumann of Sinn Féin staged a demonstration outside the Tholsel today calling on shoppers to boycott Israeli food products in protest at the treatment being meted out to Palestinian children by the Israeli Military and courts.
Sinn Féin TD Imelda Munster said that they were there to highlight the fact that 500-700 Palestinian children, some as young as 12, are detained and prosecuted in Israeli military courts each year.
The most common charge against these children is stone throwing and the protestors claim that three quarters of them experience physical violence at the hands of Israeli military personnel during their detention.
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