Child Prisoners

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 Support and Human Rights Association, said that Israeli forces and undercover […]
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 Tarek’s freedom. Press Release from the […]
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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 Brussels, included presentations and talks, a photography exhibition and music. Leila […]
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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 in custody for at least one […]
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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, and then abducted again with his 13-year-old brother Osman two weeks […]
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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 Against Torture in Israel (PCATI) and discussed by Israel’s parliament, […]
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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: https://www.facebook.com/events/245697525591921/   G4S – HARES BOYS Solidarity with 5 Palestinian children tortured and caged by Israel for […]
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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 children in Jerusalem, Israeli forces raided the home of Zine al-Majid in the Saadia […]
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7 teens among Palestinians detained across West Bank in raids

Ma’an reported that Israeli forces detained seven teenagers in arrests raids across the West Bank overnight Sunday, locals and Israel’s army said. Witnesses told Ma’an that over 10 Israeli military vehicles raided the al-Jabal al-Shamali, Khilleh al-Amoud, and al-Maajeen neighborhoods of Nablus and detained Bara Ghassan Thawqan, 18, Asem Mustafa al-Shinar, 16, and Yazan Zameer al-Nouri, […]
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Online fundraiser for the Hares Boys

Please help raise money for the Hares Boys – five Palestinian children abducted from their homes in the village of Hares and caged in a hole in the ground and tortured until false confessions were extracted for stone throwing and are now facing possible life sentences. The aim is to raise 2,000 Euros in 80 […]
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