Public Security Minsiter Yitzhak Aharonovitch on Tuesday spoke about incidents in the past few weeks in Silwan in which children have thrown stones. Aharonovich said, "These things need to be stopped. The children cannot receive immunity," Army Radio reported.
The minister said that "there have been over 50 arrests and most of them are children." He continued, "Their parents need to be arrested and the throwing of stones needs to be stopped," according to the report.