Child Prisoners


Palestinian child prisoners raided, searched and denied needed study tools

Heavily armed “special units” of Israeli occupation prison guards raided the child prisoners’ (referred to as “Cubs” by Palestinian prisoners’ organizations) wing in Hasharon prison, searching and ransacking 5 rooms (1, 3, 5, 16, and 11) for several hours on Sunday, August 24. This unit is for [...]

August 7, London: Fundraiser for Palestinian Child Prisoners

Free the Hares Boys! A night of food, short films, music, speakers, dancing and DJs Thursday, August 7 7:30 PM – 1:00 AM Passing Clouds 1 Richmond Rd, Dalston, E8 4AA London, United Kingdom Facebook event: Join us on the 7th August for a night of [...]
Tarek Abu Khdeir, following beating by occupation forces.

Addameer: Israeli forces beat child Tarek Abu Khdeir, court extends his detention

Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association issued the following statement on the detention and beating of Tarek Abu Khdeir and 10 other children and young men in Shu’afat (translated from Arabic): Occupied Ramallah. July 5, 2014 - Mohammed Mahmoud, a lawyer with Addameer Prisoner [...]
Tarek Abu Khdeir, following beating by occupation forces.

Take Action: Palestinian American child Tarek Abu Khdeir beaten and detained

Palestinian American boy, Tarek Abu Khdeir, was beaten brutally by Israeli occupation forces only days after the vicious murder of his cousin, Mohammad Abu Khdeir, by Israeli settlers. Tarek, 15, has no charges against him – yet his detention has been extended. Click here for action items to demand [...]

Brussels conference calls for freedom for Palestinian political prisoners

Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, Global Week of Action for Palestinian Prisoners, and the Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat organized a conference on Palestinian Prisoners’ Day in Brussels, Belgium on April 19, 2014. The event, held in a packed room at Pianofabriek Culturencentrum in [...]

Euro-Mid: Israeli army increases detentions of Palestinian children by 80%

The following press release  was issued March 17, 2014  by the Euro-Mid Observer in Geneva: A report issued on March 17th  by the Euro-Mid Observer for Human Rights points out that  the Israeli forces have detained 740 Palestinian children during the first two months of 2014, 465 of them remained [...]
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Palestinian child prisoner Ubaida Asaid suspends hunger strike

Palestinian child prisoner Ubaida Asaid ended his hunger strike on February 1, after occupation authorities agreed to transfer him from the Ofek criminal youth Israeli prison to HaSharon prison with Palestinian political prisoners. Asaid, 15, was abducted by ocupation forces on November 13, 2013, [...]

Palestinian children held in outdoor cages during severe winter storm

The Electronic Intifada reported that: Israel put Palestinian prisoners, including children, in outdoor cages during the severe winter storm that struck the region in the middle of last month. “The shocking practice was highlighted in a year-end statement by the advocacy group, the Public Committee [...]

Jan. 3, London: Protest G4S Complicity in Torture – Free the Hares Boys!

Friday 3rd Jan – PROTEST G4S COMPLICITY IN TORTURE - FREE HARES BOYS – FREE HUNGER STRIKERS Date: Friday 3rd January 2014, 2pm – 4pm Location: G4S HQ, 105 Victoria Street (Closest public transport: Victoria Tube/Rail station) Facebook Event:   G4S – [...]

4-year-old Palestinian boy issued Israeli arrest warrant

The Electronic Intifada reported that Israeli occupation authorities issued an arrest warrant for a 4-year-old child, Muhammad al-Majid, a Palestinian Jerusalemite, on November 28. EI reported that the Wadi Hilweh Information Center reported in Arabic: Amid their frenzied campaign of arresting [...]
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