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International Court of Justice to consider legality of occupation

[10 January 2023] – On 30 December 2022, the UN General Assembly voted in favour of submitting a request for an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the legality of Israel's 55-year occupation of Palestinian territory. At a time of war in Europe, it is of concern that 26 countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom and the United States voted to appose legal accountability.

Newsletter - December 2022
At the end of September 2022, there were 129 Palestinian children held as 'security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 68% of children were detained inside Israel in violation of the Geneva IV and the Rome Statute of the ICC.
Military courts ban outside observation of minors
[15 December 2022] – Prior to the Covid Pandemic, public access to hearings involving minors in the military courts was generally permitted, subject to the consent of the child's parents.
1,000 testimonies and counting
[14 November 2022] - Since UNICEF concluded nearly 10 years ago that the ill-treatment of children held in Israeli military detention "appears to be widespread, systematic and instutionalized", Military Court Watch (MCW) has collected over 1,000 testimonies from detained minors.