Comparative graph
Statistics
Developments
Fact sheet
Newsletter
About us
Contact
Donate
 


900 testimonies confirm UNICEF's finding of widespread abuse

[2 November 2021] – In October MCW collected its 900th testimony from a child detained by the Israeli military in the West Bank. This body of evidence collected between 2013 and 2021 tends to confirm UNICEF's 2013 conclusion that "the ill-treatment of children who come in contact with the [Israeli] military detention system appears to be widespread, systematic and institutionalized throughout the process". This body of evidence can be analyzed under three broad categories: arrest, transfer and interrogation.

Newsletter - October 2021
At the end of September 2021, there were 159 Palestinian children held as 'security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 65% of children were detained inside Israel in violation of the Geneva IV and the Rome Statute of the ICC.
Israeli High Court confirms only Palestinian homes can be entered without a warrant in the West Bank
[6 October 2021] – On 1 September 2021, Israel's High Court handed down a decision in a petition seeking to limit the military's power to enter Palestinian homes.
UK government rejects ICC jurisdiction
UK government confirms that it does not accept ICC jurisdiction over the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.