|900 testimonies confirm UNICEF's finding of widespread abuse|
[2 November 2021] – In October MCW collected its 900th testimony from a child detained by the Israeli military in the West Bank. This body of evidence collected between 2013 and 2021 tends to confirm UNICEF's 2013 conclusion that "the ill-treatment of children who come in contact with the [Israeli] military detention system appears to be widespread, systematic and institutionalized throughout the process". This body of evidence can be analyzed under three broad categories: arrest, transfer and interrogation.
|MCW Annual Report - August 2021|
[1 September 2021] - MCW has released a report that considers developments relating to the arrest and detention of children by the Israeli military in the West Bank in 2020 and 2021. In addition to reviewing relevant legal and procedural developments the report reviews the findings from 102 testimonies.
|Evidence Update: Physical abuse|
[17 August 2021] – In 2013 UNICEF issued a report after reviewing the treatment of Palestinian children held in Israeli military detention and concluded that “the ill-treatment of children who come in contact with [Israel’s] military detention system appears to be widespread."