Tagged: Children

Israel’s Mass Incarceration of Palestinians Fact Sheets
IMEU

Israel’s Mass Incarceration of Palestinians

Since occupying the Palestinian West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza during the June 1967 war, Israel has imprisoned nearly a million Palestinians, including nonviolent human rights activists, in an attempt to crush any resistance to its military rule and theft of Palestinian land for its illegal settlement enterprise.

about 3 weeks ago
Two Palestinian Children Die by Israeli Fire News Roundup
Maureen Clare Murphy, The Electronic Intifada

Two Palestinian Children Die by Israeli Fire

While US President Donald Trump’s visit to the region dominated headlines, several Palestinian children were shot and injured by Israeli forces, one of them fatally, and another died of wounds sustained months earlier.

on May 23, 2017
Stop the Imprisonment of Palestinian Children Op-Eds & Analysis
Azadeh Shahshahani, The Nation

Stop the Imprisonment of Palestinian Children

Today, to mark Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, about 1,000 prisoners have begun a hunger strike in protest against decades of arbitrary arrest and inhumane treatment. Approximately 6,300 Palestinians are currently held in Israeli prisons and detention centers, including 300 children.

on April 17, 2017
Israeli Army ‘Among World’s Child Rights Violators’ News Roundup
Nigel Wilson, Al Jazeera English

Israeli Army ‘Among World’s Child Rights Violators’

Flanked by his mother and aunt, Ahmed Mahmoud strolled up the narrow street that leads to the main road in Issawiya in occupied East Jerusalem. It was mid-afternoon in early December 2016, and the 15-year-old had recently earned...

on April 6, 2017
Inside Gaza’s ‘Recycled Library’ News Roundup
Ali Dolah, Al-Monitor

Inside Gaza’s ‘Recycled Library’

In an era where social media is the name of the game, people are no longer reading books in the Gaza Strip. But some young girls who believe that reading is an intrinsic part of education have provided a glimmer of hope...

on March 20, 2017
Palestinian Amputee, 14, Recalls Detention by Israeli Forces: ‘I Wasn’t Afraid of Being Hit’ News Roundup
Gideon Levy and Alex Levac, Haaretz

Palestinian Amputee, 14, Recalls Detention by Israeli Forces: ‘I Wasn’t Afraid of Being Hit’

He’s no longer a boy. It’s hard to believe he’s just 14. Not by his appearance, not by his speech, certainly not by what he’s undergone in the past two years. He tells his story in a dry, businesslike manner...

on March 17, 2017
No Cost to Israel for Destroying Palestinian Lives News Roundup
Maureen Clare Murphy, The Electronic Intifada

No Cost to Israel for Destroying Palestinian Lives

Atta Sabah had little hope for justice after an Israeli soldier shot him while he was attempting to retrieve his book bag from a field behind his school. “I’m not expecting anything to happen to [the soldier who shot me],”...

on March 13, 2017
2016 ‘Deadliest Year’ for West Bank Children in Decade News Roundup
Zena Tahhan, Al Jazeera

2016 ‘Deadliest Year’ for West Bank Children in Decade

Israeli forces have killed more Palestinian children in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem in 2016 than any other year in the last decade, rights group Defence for Children International (DCI) has said. The organisation's chapter in the occupied...

on January 4, 2017
15-Year-Old Ahed Tamimi Denied Visa by State Dept for US Speaking Tour News Roundup
Kate, Mondoweiss

15-Year-Old Ahed Tamimi Denied Visa by State Dept for US Speaking Tour

Ahed Tamimi was slated to be part of the No Child Behind Bars/Living Resistance speaking tour that is to tour the US beginning on January 15, 2017, but according to an email sent out yesterday by the Friends of Sabeel North America...

on December 21, 2016
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