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OPT: DCI concerned by sharp increase in detention of children

[RAMALLAH, 11 March 2009] - According to the latest figures compiled by DCI-Palestine from sources including the Israeli Prison Service (IPS), the number of Palestinian children detained in Israeli...

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Increasing detention of Palestinian children

Ministry of Justice Salah-a-Din Street 29 P.O. Box 49029 Jerusalem 91490 Attention: Daniel Friedmann, Minister of Justice Dear Minister, I am writing to you in my capacity as President of Defence for...

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UN Special Representative Coomarasamy visits OPT

[RAMALLAH, 12 February 2009] - DCI-Palestine welcomes the recent visit of Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative to the Secretary General on Children and Armed Conflict, to the occupied...

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OPT: BBC still refuses to air British charities appeal for Gaza

[RAMALLAH, 26 January 2009] - DCI-Palestine is deeply disappointed by the recent decision of the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) not to air a TV fundraising appeal for humanitarian assistance...

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OPT: DCI concerned by increase in arrests of West Bank children

[RAMALLAH, 17 January 2009] - DCI-Palestine is concerned by the recent increase in the number of children arrested by the Israeli authorities in the West Bank. DCI-Palestine lawyers have observed...

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UN Committee Against Torture: Serious questions for Israel

[RAMALLAH, 15 January 2009] - The UN Committee Against Torture has recently released a list of questions it wants Israel to answer when its record on torture is examined by the Committee in May 2009. ...

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OPT: Gaza under attack - Over 300 killed and 1,400 injured

[RAMALLAH, 29 December 2008] - Latest media and NGO reports suggest that the death toll in Gaza since the attacks commenced on Saturday has risen to at least 310, and that the number of people...

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CRC anniversary attests to child rights deterioration in oPt

[RAMALLAH, 20 November 2008] - Today, DCI-Palestine is marking the 19th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), ratified by Israel in 1991 and endorsed by...

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OPT: Obaidah receives his fourth administrative detention order

A 17 year old boy is detained in May 2007 and is given an administrative detention order in July 2007 for "security reasons". The administrative detention order was renewed in December 2007, March...

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OPT: 13 year-old maimed by UXO in Tulkarm

A 13-year-old boy was maimed on 7 June by what appeared to be Israeli unexploded grenade he had found three days before in the fields near his home in Tulkarm Camp, while collecting grass for the...

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OPT: 10-year-old subjected to torture by Israeli soldiers

A 10-year-old boy was subjected to physical abuse amounting to torture for 2.5 hours by Israeli soldiers who stormed his family's shop on 11 June, seeking information on the location of a handgun...

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