Tag Archives: Breaking the Silence

News Roundup: Media Responses to Breaking the Silence Report on Soldiers’ Abuse of Palestinian Children

In August 2012, the Israeli veterans organization Breaking the Silence released a booklet of former soldiers’ testimonies describing incidents of army abuse of Palestinian children. In response, many alternative and mainstream media outlets published articles about the topic. This post … Continue reading

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Testimony #27 from Breaking the Silence’s August 2012 Report, “Children and Youth”

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Much of the media coverage of the Breaking the Silence’s August 2012 collection of testimonies on Israeli army mistreatment of Palestinian children concentrates on an incident described in Testimony #27. According to the soldier’s eyewitness testimony, a 2007 patrol through … Continue reading

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Former Israeli Soldiers Describe their Mistreatment of Palestinian Children: Breaking the Silence Report, August 2012

Breaking the Silence, an Israeli NGO that collects testimonies from former Israeli soldiers about their experiences serving in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, has released a compilation of testimonies describing army mistreatment of Palestinian children. The approximately 30 soldiers interviewed describe … Continue reading

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Arrest of a 15 years old – an Israeli soldier’s testimony: “Breaking the Silence”, April 2011

A soldier takes a video camera and films his company making a routine arrest.  A year later, Dotan Greenvald, a testifier of “Breaking the Silence” and a veteran from the same unit gets hold of the material and shows the footage … Continue reading

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