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Hadeel Badarni: From the Testimony of a Palestinian Woman Prisoner

The Public Committee Against Torture in Israel Special Report – July 2013 "From the Testimony of a Palestinian Woman Prisoner" Researched and written by Hadeel Badarn This report examines the imprisonment conditions of Palestinian women deprived of their liberty by the Israeli security forces for reasons of “security” (hereafter, for brevity’s sake: ...

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B´Tselem: Torture and Abuse Under Interrogation

Abuse and torture in interrogations of dozens of Palestinian minors in the Israel Police Etzion Facility Published:  22 Aug 2013 Since November 2009, B’Tselem has received testimonies from dozens of Palestinian residents of the Bethlehem and Hebron districts, most of them minors, alleging that they were subjected to threats and violence, sometimes amounting to torture, during their interrogation ...

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UNICEF: Children in Israeli Military Detention – Observations and Recommendations

All children in contact with judicial systems should be treated with dignity and respect at all times. For several years, national lawyers, human rights organizations, United Nations experts and treaty bodies have been publishing reports of ill-treatment of children who come in contact with the Israeli military detention system. Following an increasing number of allegations of ill-treatment of children in m ...

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Antony Lawson: Palestinians Mark 65th Nakba Anniversary

Palestinians around the world are marking the 65th anniversary of al-Nakba Day — that’s Arabic for “The Catastrophe”. It commemorates the loss of Palestinian land because of the founding of the state of Israel in 1948. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled from their villages or were expelled.   by Anthony Lawson 1948 LEST WE FORGET– How did Palestine come to this? Ex ...

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PCHR Report: THE BEST IS YET TO COME – Humanitarian Stories Reflecting Palestinian Children´s Experience of Loss

  Introduction   Behind the numbers and statistics related to Palestinian civilians who have fallen victim to Israeli violations of international human rights and humanitarian law, there are people with horrifying stories about loss, including many children. Despite great suffering, they still hold hope and ambition within their hearts. In this report, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR ...

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EAPPI: Dringender Appell – Schulkinder in Hebron festgenommen und teilweise inhaftiert

EAPPI (Ökumenisches Begleitprogramm des Weltrates der Kirchen in Genf) 28.3.2013 Werden Sie aktiv! Am Mittwoch, dem 20. März 2013 erschienen um 7.30 22 israelische Soldaten in der Hebron Public Elementary School und zwangen die Schulkinder, zum Checkpoint 29 zu gehen und dann in Militärfahrzeuge einzusteigen. Insgesamt nahmen sie während dieses Vorfalles 27 Kinder im Alter von 7 – ...

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B´Tselem: Mass Arrest of Palestinian Children on Their Way to School in Hebron – At Least 5 Under the Age of Criminal Responsibility

Update: On the day of the incident B’Tselem wrote to the Legal Advisor in Judea and Samaria, the Legal Advisor of the Israel Police and to the spokesperson for the Judea and Samaria Division regarding this issue. The officials confirmed that, further to a stone-throwing incident earlier that morning, the military apprehended 27 minors, including at least 14 under the age of 12. Later, the military rel ...

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Al Jazeera: When the Boys Return (Video Documentary)

A group of Palestinian youths try to come to terms with their experience of being jailed by Israel   Filmmaker: Tone Andersen In Hebron in the West Bank, 11 young Palestinian men come together each week in a room at the YMCA. All of them have spent time in Israeli jails. They are just a few of the 7,500 Palestinian minors aged between 12 and 18 who have gone through the prison system over the past ...

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