Tag Archives: Silwan

Formerly Detained Palestinian Children Animate Their Lives

In summer 2011, two groups of formally incarcerated Palestinian children produced short animated videos through a post-trauma rehabilitation program run jointly by the East Jerusalem YMCA and Save the Children Sweden. The children drew and narrated the clips, which narrate … Continue reading

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Public Education for Palestinian Children in East Jerusalem: August 2012

An August 2012 report on public education in the Palestinian sectors in East Jerusalem, jointly authored by Ir Amim [‘Ir ‘Amim] and the Association for Civil Rights in Israel documents a disturbing shortage of school facilities and materials for Palestinian … Continue reading

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Child Arrest and Family Psychology in Silwan

In 2010, Misha Gray conducted research in the Palestinian town of Silwan (located to the immediate southeast of the Old City of Jerusalem) under the auspices of Physicians for Human Rights, Israel and the Wadi Hilweh Information Center. Political tensions … Continue reading

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The Illegal Behavior of the Police toward Minors in Silwan Suspected of Stone Throwing: “B’tselem” report, December 2010

“B’tselem” report: “Caution: Children Ahead – The Illegal Behavior of the Police toward Minors in Silwan Suspected of Stone Throwing“, December 2010 This report reviews the arrests and detention of minors in Silwan over a year (1 November 2009 to … Continue reading

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