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Briefing Note - June 2016

[21 June 2016] - This Briefing Note reviews developments in the Israeli military detention system for children and covers the period up to June 2016. This note includes the latest evidence including 388 testimonies collected from children detained in the military detention system since 2013. UNICEF's 2013 assessment that ill-treatment "appears to be widespread, systematic and institutionalised" is still valid in June 2016.

Palestine's forgotten children (By Lord Norman Warner)
[June 2016] - Next year will mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration as well as the 50th anniversary of Israel’s occupation of the West Bank.
Testimony: N.T.A.T.
On 4 May 2016, a 15-year-old youth from the Al ‘Arrub refugee camp is arrested by Israeli soldiers at 3:00 a.m. and accused of throwing stones. He is released without charge on 15 May 2016.