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US State Department Human Rights Report (2015)

[15 April 2016] On 14 April the US State Department released its annual global report on human rights for 2015. The report includes sections on Israel/Palestine and as in previous years, the State Department has considered the treatment of minors detained by the Israeli military and prosecuted in military courts. After referring to UNICEF's 2013 report - Children in Israeli Military Detention - and the UN agency's finding that the "mistreatment of Palestinian children in the Israeli military detention system appears to be widespread, systematic, and institutionalized, the State Department noted that reports of mistreatment continued in 2015

Newsletter - March 2016
At the end of February 2016, there were 438 Palestinian children held as 'security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 37% of these children were detained inside Israel in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
Briefing Note - Mar 2016
This Briefing Note reviews developments in the Israeli military detention system for children and covers the period up to March 2016. This note includes the latest evidence including 359 testimonies collected from children detained in the military detention system since 2013.
Testimony: M.A.A.T.
On 8 March 2016, a 17-year-old youth from Beit Fajjar is arrested by Israeli soldiers at 2:00 a.m. He is released 9 days later