Tag Archives: West Bank

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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Palestinian and Israeli Children in the West Bank: Visualizing Legal Inequality

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Over the course of 2012, Israeli activist Michal Vexler produced a series of informational graphics that, in her words, put “ugly reality into neat charts.” In October 2012, Vexler and the Council for Arab-British Understanding produced a graphic demonstrating the … Continue reading

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European Union Condemns Israeli Treatment of Detained Palestinian Children, September 2012

In late summer 2012, the European Union Parliament discussed the treatment of Palestinian children in Israeli military custody. In response, Catherine Ashton, the European Commission’s Vice President and High Representative for External Affairs, released a short statement on 12 September condemning … 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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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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