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Military courts failing to adequately consider release on bail in the absence of lawyers

[22 May 2017] - Following the decision on 17 April by approximately 1,200 Palestinian prisoners to commence a hunger strike in protest of Iraeli prison conditions, the majority of defence lawyers have been boycotting the military courts in solidarity with the prisoners since 3 May 2017. Accordingly, most defendants in the military courts, including children (12-17 years) now appear in court without a lawyer and have their cases adjourned while they are automatically held in custody on remand.

Briefing Note - May 2017
This Briefing Note reviews developments in the Israeli military detention system for children and covers the period up to May 2017.
Military Authority Releases Arrest Data For 2015
[27 April 2017] - According to data recently released by the military and police 871 children were arrested in the West Bank in 2015.
Testimony: T.H.O.M.
On 10 January 2017, a 13-year-old boy from Biddu is detained by Israeli soldiers at 2:30 p.m. as he went to play football in his village. He is charged with throwing stones and spends over a month in prison after conviction in a military court.