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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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“Killing Children is No Longer a Big Deal”: 2004 Op-Ed by Gideon Levy

At the height of the al-Aqsa Intifada, leftist Ha-Aretz columnist Gideon Levy wrote a damning critique of the Israeli army’s seeming inability to protect child non-combatants during its incursions into Palestinian territory. He blames the army’s “appallingly light trigger finger … 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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