Tag Archives: DCI

News Roundup: Israeli State Violence Against Palestinian Children in the West Bank, Fall-Winter 2012

Over the fall of 2012, Israeli security forces committed acts of violence against a number of Palestinian children in the West Bank. This post reviews some of the best-documented of these incidents. On 12 December 2012, a 19 year-old Israeli … Continue reading

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Israeli Violence Against Palestinian Women and Children: Joint Report by DCI-Palestine and WCLAC

An October 2012 report by the Palestine Section of Defense for Children International and the Palestinian human rights NGO Women’s Center for Legal Aid and Counseling explores the relationship between Israeli military abuses of Palestinian women and children and the … Continue reading

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Palestinian Children Describe Arrest and Interrogation on Camera: Short Documentary from DCI-Palestine

In October 2012, the Palestine Section of Defense for Children International released a short film documenting the experiences of Palestinian children in the Israeli military justice system. The video serves as a companion to the organization’s lengthy report on the … Continue reading

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Psychological opinion: Palestinian Childrens’ Experiences in the Israeli-Military Justice System, PsychoActive, March 2012

As part of the DCI-Palestine‘s report on the experiences of West Bank Palestinian children in the Israeli-military justice system from April 2012, A professional opinion by mental health practitioners was published, focusing on the psychological effects of the situation on the children. The opinion was written by … Continue reading

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“Breaking A Generation”: 2012 Sabeel Publication on the Experiences of Palestinian Children and Families Under Military Rule

Sabeel, a Christian-Palestinian anti-occupation political organization, dedicated the summer/fall 2012 edition of its newsletter to the experiences of Palestinian children and families with the Israeli military justice system. The 24 page journal includes: two articles from Gerard Horton, Ramallah-based lawyer … Continue reading

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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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On Palestinian Children and Families at the International Congress of Psychology, 2012

The International Congress of Psychology (ICP) is held every four years and is the largest event on the global psychology calendar. At the 2008 ICP gathering, American psychologists’ collusion with the torture at Guantanamo was first raised in the international … Continue reading

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על ילדים פלסטיניים ומשפחותיהם, בקונגרס הבין-לאומי לפסיכולוגיה, 2012

הקונגרס הבינלאומי לפסיכולוגיה (The International congress of Psychology – ICP), האירוע העולמי הגדול ביותר בתחום הפסיכולוגיה, נערך כל 4 שנים. בהתכנסותו בשנת 2008 זכה לתשומת לב עולמית (בין השאר) הנושא המטריד של השתתפות פסיכולוגים אמריקאים בעינויים בכלא גוונטנמו. ההתכנסות בשנת … Continue reading

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Media Roundup: Arrest and Detention of Palestinian Children

The 2012 British report on Israeli violations of child rights law spurred a flurry of articles and op-eds on the issue in the British and Israeli press. This post highlights some of the most significant of these articles. In an … Continue reading

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דיון מיוחד על זכויות קטינים במעצר ומאסר בוועדה לזכויות הילד בכנסת, יולי 2012

פרוטוקול הוועדה לזכויות הילד של הכנסת מיום 3.7.2012 – דיון בזכויות קטינים במעצר ומאסר. מתוך: אתר הכנסת ב-3.7.2012 התכנסה בכנסת הוועדה לזכויות הילד לדיון מיוחד בזכויות קטינים במעצר ובמאסר, ביוזמת פעילים ואנשי מקצוע מארגון אב”י-ישראל (אגודה בינלאומית לזכויות ילדים, DCI) ומקבוצת … Continue reading

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DCI-Palestine Report on Recruitment of Palestinian Children for Military-Related Activities, February 2012

In February 2012, the Palestine Section of Defense for Children International released a report documenting instances of Palestinian children conducting work for either the Israeli army or local militant groups. DCI-Palestine documented 17 instances between 2004 and 2010 in which … Continue reading

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DCI Palestine Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, June 2012

In 2013, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child is scheduled to review Israel’s compliance with the 1990 Convention on the Rights of the Child for the first time since 2009. The committee will review the Israeli government’s … Continue reading

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Palestinian Children’s Experiences in the Israeli-Military Justice System: DCI-Palestine Report, April 2012

DCI-Palestine‘s lengthy report, Bound, Blindfolded, and Convicted: Children Held in Military Detention, documents the experiences of West Bank Palestinian children in the Israeli-military justice system. The report analyzes 311 sworn testimonies collected between 2008 and 2012 to survey the processes … Continue reading

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The Situation facing Palestinian Children from East Jerusalem: “DCI-Palestine” report, November 2011

“DCI-Palestine” report: Voices from East Jerusalem, The Situation facing Palestinian Children (2011) The report addresses the impact of Israel’s unilateral annexation of East Jerusalem, through administrative and legal measures aimed at limiting the population growth and development of the Palestinian … Continue reading

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