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Newsletter - July 2018

At the end of June 2018, there were 273 Palestinian children held as 'security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 54% of children were detained inside Israel in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention. Also in this issue: evidence update; UK Government confirms full application of Fourth Geneva Convention to the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza; Australian Government's ambivalence towards rules based international order; ICC issues decision on outreach for victims in Palestine; and testimonies from a child detainee and a soldier.

Testimony: I.K.I.R.
On 30 May 2018, a 15-year-old boy from Bil’in is arrested by Israeli soldiers at 2:30 a.m. He reports not being informed of his right to silence or his right to consult with a lawyer prior to interrogation.
UN Secretary General extensively reduces focus on children in military detention
[29 June 2018] – On 27 June 2018, the UN released the Annual Report of the Secretary General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) in New York.
UK LAWYERS’ REPORT – 6 YEARS ON
[26 June 2018] – This month marks 6 years since a delegation of UK lawyers reviewed the treatment of Palestinian children under Israeli military law and published their findings and recommendations.