Israel Imprisoning more Palestinian Children than Ever

Photo from Guardian.co.uk February registered the highest number of Palestinian children imprisoned and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system since October 2010, reaching a total of 236, an increase of 5.8 percent from January. 39 children were between the ages of 12 and 15, a 25.8 percent increase from January. A total of 141 … Continue reading Israel Imprisoning more Palestinian Children than Ever

UN expert urges more protection against violence for Palestinian children

A United Nations human rights expert today urged the international community to scale up its protection measures for Palestinian children living under occupation in the West Bank and Gaza and called on Israel to adopt guidelines in line with humanitarian law for children who are arrested or detained by its military authorities. In his statement … Continue reading UN expert urges more protection against violence for Palestinian children