Detention

At the end of February, a total of 230 Palestinian children were imprisoned and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system, an increase of 25.7 percent over last month. This...
Updated case summaries available. Lawyers and fieldworkers for DCI-Palestine collect sworn affidavits from Palestinian children detailing violations of their rights. These...
Ramallah, March 21, 2014—A boy from East Jerusalem who signed a confession after Israeli interrogators threatened him with sodomy spent over two months under house arrest.
Ramallah, March 20, 2014—Ali Shamlawi, 17, was held in solitary confinement, beaten and intimidated into confessing to throwing stones. He has now been in detention for a year...
At the end of January, a total of 183 Palestinian children were imprisoned and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system, an increase of 18.8 percent over last month. This...
Ramallah, February 22, 2014—The traumatic experience of arrest and interrogation alongside the constant fear of arrest, disruption of education and the financial burden of posting...
At the end of December, a total of 154 Palestinian children were imprisoned and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system, including 14 children between the ages of 14 and...
Ramallah, January, 30 2014­—It has been five years since Operation Cast Lead claimed the lives of more than 350 Palestinian children. Despite damning evidence of war crimes,...
Ramallah, January 30, 2014—Three in four Palestinian children detained by the Israeli military in the occupied West Bank last year endured physical violence during arrest and...
On November 30, a total of 173 Palestinian children were imprisoned and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system, an increase of 16.4 percent from the previous month. There...