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Newsletter - July 2022

At the end of June 2022, there were 137 Palestinian children held as 'security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 67% of children were detained inside Israel in violation of the Geneva IV and the Rome Statute of the ICC. Also in this issue: transferring children to interrogation centres on the floor of military vehicles; "Two Kids a Day" - a film by David Wachsmann; UN Secretary-General's report on children in armed conflict; and a child's testimony.

Evidence Update: Transferring Children to Interrogation Centres on the Floor of Military Vehicles
[31 July 2022] – Following an extensive review of the treatment of children held in Israeli military detention, UNICEF reported that "many children are subjected to ill-treatment during the journey to the interrogation centre. Some suffer from being forced to lie on the floor of the vehicle.
UN Secretary-General's Report on Children in Armed Conflict
[18 July 2022] - In July 2022, the UN released the Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children in Armed Conflict. The report includes trends regarding the impact of armed conflict on children in 2021.
UK lawyers' report - 10th anniversary
[15 June 2022] – This month marks 10 years since a delegation of UK lawyers reviewed the treatment of Palestinian children under Israeli military law and published their findings and recommendations.