OPT Detention Bulletin - Issue 37 - January 2013

During January 2013: 223 Palestinian children held in Israeli military detention; the number of children aged 12–15 years old prosecuted and detained in the Israeli military court system increased 34.8 percent; unlawful transfers to detention facilities inside Israel increased 33 percent; Human Rights Watch released its 2013 World Report and expressed concern regarding the arrest, detention and ill treatment of Palestinian children by Israeli authorities.