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Newsletter - June 2018

At the end of May 2018, there were 291 Palestinian children held as 'security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 52% of children were detained inside Israel in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention. Also in this issue: MCW Annual Report; UN Secretary General extensively reduces focus on children in military detention; UK lawyers' report - 6-years on; and Military Order 1798 translated into English.

UN Secretary General extensively reduces focus on children in military detention
[29 June 2018] – On 27 June 2018, the UN released the Annual Report of the Secretary General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) in New York.
UK LAWYERS’ REPORT – 6 YEARS ON
[26 June 2018] – This month marks 6 years since a delegation of UK lawyers reviewed the treatment of Palestinian children under Israeli military law and published their findings and recommendations.
MCW Annual Report - 2017/18
MCW has released its Annual Report (2017/18) considering developments relating to the arrest and detention of children by the Israeli military in the West Bank in 2017 and 2018.