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Military Order 1818 - Discretion to order social welfare reports for remand hearings

[3 October 2019] – Following a Supreme Court petition filed in 2017, the Israeli military commander in the West Bank has issued a new military order giving military judges the discretion to require the production of social welfare reports at remand hearings for Palestinian children indicted in military courts. The purpose of these reports is to assist the court in deciding whether or not to release a child on bail, and under what conditions.

Newsletter - August 2019
At the end of August 2019, there were 185 Palestinian children held as 'security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 55% of children were detained inside Israel in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
Annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict
[29 August 2019] – On 20 June 2019, the UN released the Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict. The report highlights global trends regarding the impact of armed conflict on children in 15 locations currently on the agenda of the Security Council, including Israel and Palestine.
Testimony: M.M.M.R.
On 29 August 2019, a 16-year-old minor from Nahhalin was arrested by Israeli soldiers on his way home from school at 12:30 p.m. He reports being interrogated without first consulting with a lawyer or being informed of his right to silence.