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Today on #WorldChildrensDay I am also thinking about the children in impoverished conditions in #Palestine. Since 2000, over 1,800 children have been killed across the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
.@DCIsecretariat (international NGO) report that each year approximately 500-700 Palestinian children, some as young as 12 years, are detained and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system.
Large numbers of children across Palestine face major difficulties in accessing education as a direct result of Israeli occupation policies. #Education is a basic right and a necessity to build a better society, but remains elusive for many Palestinian children.
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Time for our focus to switch to Seamus Woulfe now that #BigPhil is jobless. Let's see what Seamus has done, a thread

📢 Obviously attended an Oireachtas golf society dinner with 80 other people to start. Why was a Supreme court judge there?

📢 in his last few weeks as Attorney General he decided to appoint Mary Irvine to president of the high court, so creating a vacancy at the Supreme Court. Traditionally the last AG gets any new vacancies in the high court or supreme court
📢 was never a sitting judge before he took up his current role in the Supreme court, so leapfrogged all current sitting judges in the district and high courts.
📢 Helped draft initial Covid legislation but decided later incantations didn't apply to him
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