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Newsletter - July 2014

At the end of June 2014, there were 202 Palestinian children held as "security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 49% of these children were detained inside Israel in violation of Article 76 of the Fourth Geneva Convention. Also in this issue: UN Secretary General confirms ill treatment still appears to be "widespread, systematic and institutionalised"; Gaza: Resolve the root causes says UN chief; and more questions in UK parliament over the involvement of G4S in the Israeli prison system.

Testimony: R.B.J.
On 26 June 2014, a 16-year-old boy from Hebron, in the West Bank, is detained by Israeli soldiers at 10:00 p.m. and accused of assaulting three soldiers.
Gaza - Resolve the root causes says the UN Secretary General
[24 July 2014] - On 22 July, during a press conference in Tel-Aviv, the UN Secretary General stated that: "My message is the same
UN Secretary General confirms ill-treatment still appears to be widespread, systematic and institutionalised
[13 July 2014] - Ill-treatment still appears to be widespread, systematic and institutionalised.