Child Prisoners


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 […]

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, […]

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 – HARES BOYS Solidarity with 5 Palestinian children tortured and caged by Israel for […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Video: Puerto Rican, Cuban, Palestinian and Black Liberation Political Prisoners Workshop at NLG Convention

The National Lawyers Guild International Committee’s Cuba, Puerto Rico and Palestine Subcommittees co-sponsored a workshop at the NLG Convention in Puerto Rico, October 25, 2013, entitled ”Political Prisoners and Liberation Struggles: Palestinian Prisoners, the Cuban Five, Puerto Rico and Assata Shakur & the Black Liberation Movement.” Video of the workshop is now available online! Part 1: […]

Nov. 8, London: Protest in Solidarity with Hares Boys and Against Saudi G4S Contract

8th Nov UK/London: GLOBAL SOLIDARITY WITH THE HARES BOYS / PROTEST SAUDI G4S HAJJ CONTRACT Friday, Nov. 8 2:30 pm – 5 pm 2:30pm Outside Saudi Arabian Airline, 173 Victoria Street 3:30pm We will move to our regular spot up the road outside G4S HQ, 105 Victoria Street London Closest public transport: Victoria Tube station […]

October 11 + 12: Palestinian child prisoners in Israeli jails: DCI-Palestine in Brooklyn

Defence for Children International-Palestine Section (DCI-Palestine) is a national section of the international non-governmental child rights organisation and movement, Defence for Children International (DCI), established in 1979. Currently, DCI has 45 national sections and associated members throughout the world, an international secretariat in Geneva and consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, […]
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