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Evidence update: hand ties

In 2010, lawyers for the State informed the Supreme Court that new regulations relating to the use of hand ties had been introduced preventing pain and injury. However, evidence collected by MCW indicates that the use of hand restraints, predominantly plastic ties, is as prevalent today as ever and the regulations introduced in 2010 continue to be ignored.

Newsletter - September 2020
At the end of August 2020, there were 153 Palestinian children held as 'security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 73% of children were detained inside Israel in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
Testimony: I.K.M.S.
On 1 August 2020, a 17-year-old minor from Yabad was arrested by Israeli soldiers at 6:00 p.m. He reports initially being questioned by soldiers without first being informed of his legal rights. He later spoke to a lawyer prior to his formal interrogation.
UK lawyers' report: 8-years on
[24 June 2020] - This month marks 8 years since a delegation of UK lawyers reviewed the treatment of Palestinian children under Israeli military law and published their findings and recommendations.