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MCW Annual Report - 2017/18

MCW has released its Annual Report (2017/18) considering developments relating to the arrest and detention of children by the Israeli military in the West Bank in 2017 and 2018. In addition to reviewing relevant legal and procedural changes in the system the report considers the findings from 114 testimonies obtained from children detained during the course of 2017, and considers the trends based on 604 testimonies obtained since 2013.

The right to a lawyer - Case analysis
[31 May 2018] –A judge at Ofer military court rejected the admissibility of a statement given by a Palestinian minor during a police interrogation.
Haaretz - How the US State Department Deleted the Occupied Territories
Its official reports now adopt the 'occupation denial' language of senior Trump appointees. But the damage to America's credibility won't be limited to Israel/Palestine.
Testimony: M.I.A.H.
On 7 May 2018, a 13-year-old boy from Azzun is detained by Israeli soldiers at 5:00 p.m. while inside a shop. He reports being interrogated without first being informed of his right to consult with a lawyer or his right to silence. He is released without charge at 1:30 a.m.