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Comparative Graph - Issues of Concern (latest evidence)

[20 February 2017] - As part of MCW's monitoring programme, 13 issues of concern relating to the treatment of children in detention are tracked by reference to recent evidence. Some points to note from the most recent update include: 52% of children report being detained at night; summonses in lieu of night arrests are being used in just 1% of cases; 78% of children report being transferred on the floor of military vehicles; only 13% of children report being informed of their right to silence; 9% of children were permitted to consult with a lawyer prior to interrogation; and 59% of children report some form of physical abuse.

What on earth is going on in the West Bank - And how are we letting it happen?
[February 2017] - Itís cold. Really bitterly cold. The wind is whipping across the open countryside and the military compound Iím standing in is the first thing which breaks its path. It is the first week of January and Iím in Palestine.
Jerusalem Quarterly: Letter from Ofer
[February 2017] - There is almost nowhere to shelter from the burning July sun as we wait patiently for the security gate to click open at Ofer military court near Jerusalem.
Newsletter - January 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.