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MCW Annual Report - August 2021

[1 September 2021] - MCW has released a new report that considers developments relating to the arrest and detention of children by the Israeli military in the West Bank in 2020 and 2021. In addition to reviewing relevant legal and procedural developments the report reviews the findings from 102 testimonies.

UK Government rejects ICC jurisdiction
UK Government confirms that it does not accept ICC jurisdiction over the Israeli/Palestinian conflict
Newsletter - August 2021
At the end of July 2021, there were 170 Palestinian children held as 'security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 69% of children were detained inside Israel in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.
Evidence Update: Physical abuse
[17 August 2021] – In 2013 UNICEF issued a report after reviewing the treatment of Palestinian children held in Israeli military detention and concluded that “the ill-treatment of children who come in contact with [Israel’s] military detention system appears to be widespread."