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UK Parliamentary debate: Military Detention of Palestinian Children by Israeli Authorities

[13 February 2018] - On 7 February 2018, the UK Parliament debated the military detention of Palestinian children by Israeli authorities (video/transcript). This is the second time in two years that the issue has been debated in the UK Parliament, the first debate occurring on 6 January 2016. The motion was moved by Sarah Champion MP (Labour) who has visited the region on two occasions and attended hearings in Ofer military court, near Jerusalem.

Briefing Note - February 2018
This Briefing Note reviews developments in the Israeli military detention system for children and covers the period up to February 2018.
Third anniversary of ICC prosecutor initiating a preliminary examination
[31 January 2018] - January marked the third anniversary since the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court announced the opening of a preliminary examination into the situation in Palestine following its accession to the Rome Statute in 2015.
Testimony: M.S.A.S.
On 21 October 2017, a 16-year-old youth from Tuqu is arrested by Israeli soldiers at 2:30 a.m. and accused of throwing stones. He reports that he was not informed of his right to silence or his right to consult with a lawyer prior to interrogation.