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US State Department - Human Rights Report (March 2019)

[31 March 2019] - This report covers human rights during 2018. The report refers to the findings from 400 testimonies collected from children detained by the Israeli military which confirmed the widespread use of blindfolds, hand ties, physical abuse and threats. The body of evidence tends to confirm that ill-treatment remains widespread.

The UNICEF Report: 6-Years On

[6 March 2019] - This month marks 6-years since UNICEF released the report Children in Israeli Military Detention. In the report UNICEF concluded that the ill-treatment of children in the system appeared to be "widespread, systematic and institutionalised throughout the process."

11 Foreign Ministers Condemn "Illegal Occupation" and Forcible Transfer of Detainees

[27 February 2019] - The Guardian recently published an opinion piece by 11 foreign ministers including Britain's, condemning Russia's 5-year illegal occupation of Crimea. The Foreign Ministers emphasised the need for consequences for violations of international law.

Revenue raising under occupation

[14 February 2019] - Israeli military courts are fining Palestinians in the West Bank nearly USD $6 million each year, according to information provided under a Freedom of Information application. This represents and increase of 42 percent compared with 2011.

Australia: further correspondence regarding the forcible transfer of children

[23 January 2019] - On 18 December 2018, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade responded to correspondence regarding the unlawful transfer and detention of children. DFAT stated that "the Australian Government has continued to take steps to address forcible transfers."

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