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The right to a lawyer and admissibility of evidence - case analysis

[16 March 2017] - On 22 February 2017, a judge at Ofer military court rejected the admissibility of a statement taken from a 15-year-old boy during interrogation on the basis that, inter alia, the boy was denied access to a lawyer prior to interrogation as required under military law (Military Prosecution v Anonymous (Case 2030/16)). This decision has potential significance, as there is evidence to indicate that up to 90 percent of children detained by the military in the West Bank continue to be interrogated without prior access to a lawyer.

US State Department's Human Rights Report for 2016
[March 2017] - On 3 March 2017, the US State Department published its annual global report on human rights for 2016.
The UNICEF report - Four years on
[6 March2017] - Today marks the fourth anniversary since the publication of the UNICEF report - Children in Israeli Military Detention. Following a recent review of the evidence there appears to have been little substantive improvement.
Newsletter - February 2017
At the end of August 2016, there were 319 Palestinian children held as 'security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 50% of these children were detained inside Israel in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.