Rights group accuses Jewish West Bank settlements of using Palestinian child labor in farming

April 13, 2015 8:01 AM

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JERUSALEM – Human Rights Watch says Jewish West Bank settlements are using Palestinian child labor in farming.

In a 74-page report issued Monday, the group says the farms employ children as young as 11, pay them low wages and subject them to dangerous working conditions. It says they often work in high temperatures, carry heavy loads and are exposed to hazardous pesticides.

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