Tagged: Palestinian Youth

Palestinian Children: Interrogated and Traumatized Videos
IMEU

Palestinian Children: Interrogated and Traumatized

“The life of a Palestinian child is nothing but fear, humiliation, and rage. Everything is a burden.” - Mohammad, 16 The Israeli military detains around #700ChildPrisoners each year. This video is part of the Israeli Military Detention: No Way to Treat a Child.

on June 22, 2016
Palestinian Children: Taken, Arrested, and Assaulted Videos
IMEU

Palestinian Children: Taken, Arrested, and Assaulted

“They were beating me until all I felt was pain.” 3 out of 4 Palestinian children endure physical violence after their arrest by Israeli forces. The Israeli military detains around ‪#‎700ChildPrisoners‬ each year. This video is part of the Israeli Military Detention: No Way to Treat a Child campaign.

on June 20, 2016
No Way to Treat a Child Videos
IMEU

No Way to Treat a Child

75% of Palestinian children interviewed reported enduring physical violence by Israeli forces after being arrested. See our new video highlighting their testimonies based on a recently released report by Defence for Children International Palestine.

on May 9, 2016
ULYP Empowers Marginalized Youth In Lebanon
Karmah Elmusa, IMEU

ULYP Empowers Marginalized Youth In Lebanon

Since 2010, Unite Lebanon Youth Project (ULYP) has been working on the front lines in refugee camps across Lebanon -- the country with the highest per capita concentration of refugees in the world -- to empower young Palestinians, among others, through a comprehensive set of programs that focuses on education, opportunity, and stability.

on April 18, 2016
Strike by West Bank Teachers Gains Momentum, Challenging Government
Diaa Hadid and Rami Nazzal, New York Times

Strike by West Bank Teachers Gains Momentum, Challenging Government

Children are watching television all night and lolling in pajamas until late afternoon. Parents are scraping together savings to hire tutors. Day care centers have extended their hours. Laith Zeidan, 17, is spending his days working in his uncle’s carwash because, as he put it, “my dad said I had to stay off the streets.” Public schools across the West Bank have been shuttered since Feb. 7...

on March 8, 2016
Welfare Association Restores Homes in Gaza
Karmah Elmusa, IMEU

Welfare Association Restores Homes in Gaza

While the 2014 Israeli assault on Gaza may feel like a distant memory to much of the world, the residents of the Gaza Strip still feel its effects daily, particularly in the wintertime. The assault damaged or destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes, hospitals, schools, and key water and electricity infrastructures. Today, more than 100,000 Gazans are still homeless as a result of the attack.

on January 12, 2016
Young, Educated & Occupied Voices from Jerusalem Videos
IMEU

Young, Educated & Occupied Voices from Jerusalem

"If I want to go to my uncle's house, I am now forced to go through a checkpoint, two checkpoints... even three checkpoints" Palestinian youth speak out about life under occupation in East Jerusalem, the restrictions they face, and the hope they have for the future.

on December 10, 2015
Video: Israeli Soldier Forces Knife on Palestinian Girl
Electronic Intifada

Video: Israeli Soldier Forces Knife on Palestinian Girl

A video has emerged apparently showing an Israeli soldier dropping a knife on the ground and forcing a terrified Palestinian girl to pick it up before she is arrested. The video was circulated widely in Palestinian media and on social networks on Tuesday, the same day that two more Palestinian teenagers were shot dead by Israeli occupation forces, who claimed that the youths...

on December 2, 2015
Israel Draft Law Allows Jail for Palestinians Aged 12
Al Jazeera

Israel Draft Law Allows Jail for Palestinians Aged 12

An Israeli ministerial committee has approved a law sharply criticised by human rights groups as it would allow the imprisonment of Palestinian children as young as 12. Authorised by Israel's Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday, the bill could enable Israel to impose jail terms for children aged 12 years or above, who are found guilty of "nationalistic-motivated" violent offences...

on November 23, 2015
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