Tag Archives: YMCA

“When the Boys Return”: 2013 Documentary by Al-Jazeera English

In fall 2011, filmmaker Tone Anderson spent four months in the West Bank researching the arrest and detention of Palestinian children by Israeli security forces. In January 2013, Al-Jazeera English released Anderson’s fifty minute documentary “When the Boys Return,” which … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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“The Impact of Child Detention”: 2012 Report by Save the Children

Save the Children Sweden has documented the violation of Palestinian children’s human rights since the early 1990s. Its 2012 report, produced in conjunction with the East Jerusalem YMCA, documents the military detention of Palestinian children and the practice’s effects on detained … Continue reading

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