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Jewish 'Terrorism': Israel OKs Jailing Citizens Without Trial



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    A Palestinian boy on his bicycle looks at youth carry a mock coffin of one-and-a-half year old Ali Dawabsheh, with his picture and Arabic writing that reads: "They burned the baby and I am coming to revenge", as they hold a symbolic funeral in Town of Khan Younis, Southern Gaza Strip, Saturday, Aug. 1, 201. Tensions remain high after suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death. The child's 4-year-old brother and both his parents were also seriously wounded. The attack drew Palestinian anger and widespread Israeli condemnation. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

    Israel's security cabinet approved a new measure Sunday that will allow law enforcement officials to detain citizens suspected of carrying out violence against Palestinians, without a trial. 

    These types of detentions are already commonly applied to Palestinian militant suspects and heavily condemned internationally.

    The extention of "administration detention," to non-Palestinian suspects comes two days after a Palestinian home was torched, killing a toddler and sparking calls for the government to crack down on Jewish nationalist attacks. 
    While no one has claimed responsibility for Friday's attack, the security cabinet called it "a terror attack in every respect," and vowed to "take all steps necessary to bring those responsible to justice."