Another member of her faction(British Labour Party), Richard Burden, added: “I thought that the area (West Bank) had lost its capacity to shock me.” But he realized he had made a mistake “when I saw the military court and what went on there.”The visiting MPs were sitting in one of the caravans – the halls of the court – when they “heard a jangle of chains outside the door of the courtroom,” Osborne continued. “Army officers led child detainees into the military courtroom. The children’s legs were shackled, they were handcuffed and they were all kitted out in brown jumpsuits. One had to wonder if the soldiers felt threatened by 13- and 14-year-old boys.”
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