Tagged: Children

United Church of Christ Resolution Decries Israel’s Treatment of Underage Prisoners News Roundup
Religion News Service

United Church of Christ Resolution Decries Israel’s Treatment of Underage Prisoners

The governing body of the United Church of Christ has voted overwhelmingly for a resolution that condemns Israel’s treatment of minors who go through its military courts, accusing it of defying international conventions. The resolution, which passed Sunday (July 2) at the church’s...

on July 3, 2017
United Church Of Christ Condemns Israel For Treatment Of Palestinian Children News Roundup
JTA

United Church Of Christ Condemns Israel For Treatment Of Palestinian Children

The United Church of Christ overwhelmingly approved a resolution condemning Israel for its treatment of Palestinian children. The vote Sunday night by delegates at the 31st General Synod of the United Church of Christ in Baltimore was 79 percent in favor, 13 percent against and 9 percent...

on July 3, 2017
#Marking50 Series: Eman Videos
IMEU

#Marking50 Series: Eman

“We will never stop fighting for Palestine, because Palestine is everything.” Eman Abdelhadi still remembers her childhood nightmares of Israeli soldiers executing her — nightmares that surfaced after watching footage of the Second Intifada. It was the first indication that her life as a Palestinian was seen as disposable.

on June 24, 2017
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.

on June 7, 2017
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
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