Detention Bulletin - Issue 38 - February 2013

Posted on: 25 Mar 2013 | Filed under:

February registered the highest number of Palestinian children – totaling 236 – imprisoned and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system since October 2010. Among them were 39 children between the ages of 12 and 15, a 25.8 percent increase from January. A total of 141children (59 percent) were held in detention facilities inside Israel in violation of international humanitarian law. Also, UNICEF released a report that highlights the widespread ill-treatment of children under Israeli detention.

Detention Bulletin - Issue 38 - February 2013