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Second debate in UK parliament on children in military custody in 2016

[July 2016] - On the last day before the summer recess, the House of Lords debated “the conditions in which Palestinian children are living and the impact on their health and wellbeing” including their treatment while held in military detention. This is the second time this year that the UK parliament has considered the treatment of Palestinian children living under military occupation following a debate held in the House of Commons on 6 January 2016.

Newsletter - May/June 2016
At the end of April 2016, there were 414 Palestinian children held as 'security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 48% of these children were detained inside Israel in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
Testimony: I.M.H.T.
On 25 May 2016, a 14-year-old boy from Beit Fajjar is arrested by Israeli soldiers at 3:15 a.m. One week earlier the soldiers delivered a summons at 2:00 a.m. which was complied with.
The terror of the children (By Mario Vargas Llosa)
[July 2016] - In part two of this special report, Nobel literature prizewinner Mario Vargas Llosa describes Israeli defense forces’ system to “prevent terror by sowing panic” among Palestinian children and youths