Detention

Ramallah, August 21, 2014—Israeli soldiers repeatedly used Ahmad Abu Raida, 17, as a human shield for five days while he was held hostage during Israel’s ground invasion of the...
Ramallah, August 1, 2014—The international community condemns Israeli policies that restrict movement, that result in mass detention and abuse of minors, and that...
At the end of June, a total of 202 Palestinian children were imprisoned and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system. In the first six months of 2014, Palestinian children...
Ramallah, June 10, 2014—Children from Areas A and B, where the Palestinian Authority has jurisdiction, who end up in Palestinian custody report threats, beatings and neglect by...
The abuse of children’s rights during arrest, transfer and detention is not only confined to the West Bank. In Gaza, too, DCI-Palestine has documented cases of physical violence...
Name: Mohammad S, 14Detained: September 2, 2013Location: El Far'a refugee camp, Tubas Mohammad S, 14, was detained on charges of assaulting security personnel. At 9:30 pm,...
At the end of April, a total of 196 Palestinian children were imprisoned and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system, a decrease of 3 percent from March. This includes a...
Updated case summaries available. Lawyers and fieldworkers for DCI-Palestine collect sworn affidavits from Palestinian children detailing violations of their rights. These...
Ramallah, May 15, 2014— Protesters from villages and cities across the West Bank come out to commemorate Nabka Day, but in Nabi Saleh, uniquely, many of the protesters are girls.
Ramallah, May 12, 2014—Rising numbers of Palestinian children are being subjected to solitary confinement for interrogation purposes in Israeli detention, according to a new...