Military Detention is No Way to Treat a Child

Dear Friend,

We are excited to offer you a first look at the new website for our US-based campaign, No Way to Treat a Child. The website is full of multimedia updates and resources, and ways for DCIP supporters like you to help us grow a movement demanding justice for Palestinian children.


Every year, around 700 Palestinian children are arrested and prosecuted in an Israeli military system notorious for ill-treatment and torture. We partnered with the American Friends Service Committee to create No Way to Treat a Child, a US-based campaign that seeks to challenge Israel’s prolonged military occupation of Palestinians by exposing the widespread and systematic ill-treatment of children in the Israeli military detention system.

Will you add your voice to this campaign?

Israel has the dubious distinction of being the only country in the world that automatically prosecutes children in military courts that lack basic safeguards for a fair trial. We believe the US government must use all available means to pressure Israeli authorities to end the detention and abuse of Palestinian children.

We are bringing this to the halls of the US government. Will you join us? 

Here’s how you can take action today:

  • Check out our new website: Explore and share our multimedia resources, updates, and ways you can take action;

  • Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for breaking news and action alerts;

  • Spread the word! Use #nowaytotreatachild to help us raise awareness and build a movement demanding justice for Palestinian children.

Together, we can stop Israeli military detention. Join the campaign today.

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