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Joint oral statement by Save the Children and 17 Civil Society Organizations: Urgent need to address the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and its impact on the most vulnerable populations

A call for renewal and strengthening of the mandate for the Group of Eminent Experts United Nations Human Rights Council 39th session 26th September 2018 Item 10, Technical assistance and capacity...

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UN Secretary-General Must List All Perpetrators of Children’s Rights Violations in War (an open letter to UN Secretary-General Guterres) [EN/AR]

An Open Letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres As organizations working to protect the rights of children in armed conflict, we are dismayed by your reported decision to “freeze” any new...

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Palestinian girl's death warrants impartial investigation

Ramallah, May 15, 2017 - Israeli border police shot dead a 16-year-old Palestinian girl on May 7, after the girl allegedly brandished a knife near forces stationed outside of the Old City of...

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Children in West Bank face deadliest year of past decade

Ramallah, December 23, 2016—Israeli forces and security guards have killed 32 Palestinian children in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, in 2016. This makes it the deadliest year of...

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Early marriage and education, the chicken or the egg?

Ramallah, November 19, 2016—“I wish I could do it now,” said 24-year-old West Bank resident Basma, of the education she abandoned a decade ago when she married her husband. “I did not feel it...

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Detention Bulletin April 2016

At the end of April, a total of 414 Palestinian children were imprisoned in the Israeli military detention system, among highest number of child detainees since January 2008. Israel has the dubious...

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Back-to-school in Tel Rumeida, a closed military zone

Palestinian children in Tel Rumeida, Hebron, located in the southern part of the West Bank, returned to school on August 28 with no end to the Israeli-enforced military closure of their neighborhood...

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New Israeli law allows children as young as 12 to be jailed

Ramallah, August 11, 2016—Israel’s parliament approved a new law last week enabling Israeli authorities to imprison minors as young as 12 years old when convicted of serious violent crimes. The new...

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Palestinian 10-year-old boy killed near East Jerusalem

Ramallah, July 21, 2016—A 10-year-old Palestinian boy died from a sponge-tipped bullet to the chest fired by Israeli forces during a clash with youth in the central West Bank town of Al-Ram on...

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Israeli soldiers "mistakenly" shot dead a 15-year-old Palestinian

Ramallah, June 22, 2016 —Israeli soldiers “mistakenly” shot dead a 15-year-old Palestinian, and injured four others, early Tuesday near the West Bank village of Beit Ur al-Tahta. Six teenage cousins...

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