|Most Palestinian minors arrested by Israel claim physical violence during detention|
[Haaretz: 2 April 2017] - 60 percent say experienced violence, only 10 percent met with a lawyer. In 2013, a UNICEF report said Israel was systematically abusing young detainees, new data shows little has changed. The indictment against S.H. is vague and lacks specific details, as is customary in indictments filed by the military prosecution – especially in relation to stone throwing. Here’s what it says: “The accused named above, on January 26, 2017, or near that date, threw an object, including a stone, at a moving vehicle with the aim of harming it or the person driving it, namely, on the aforementioned date, on Route 465, or in the nearby vicinity, the accused threw stones at a number of moving vehicles with the intention of harming them or a person traveling in them.” Signed: Army Patrol Officer Sivan Speizer, Military Prosecutor.
|Dutch MPs call for halt to service dog exports to Israel|
[NRC: 27 October 2015] - MPs from a number of opposition parties in the Netherlands have asked the cabinet to stop selling dogs to the Israeli army. the NRC reported that dogs sent to the Israeli army are used against Palestinians.
|UN eyes keeping Israel off armed violations list - sources |
[Reuters: 28 May 2015] - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is leaning toward not including Israel on an annual list of states responsible for violating children's rights in armed conflicts, despite proposals to include it, U.N. diplomatic sources said.
|Palestinian boy is free from jail, but not from nightmares|
[Haaretz: 9 April 2015] - These days, 16-year-old Hamzeh spends most of his time at home, silent, eyes fixed on the floor. Occasionally he gazes through a window at the street; sometimes he goes to his brother’s small store, down the street, to help out.
|Israel applies its penal code across the West Bank|
[Hareetz: 28 March 2015] - Central Command chief Nitzan Alon signed an order applying Israel's penal code to Palestinians in the West Bank, hours before he left office earlier this week. The new order’s significance is mainly declarative.