Search Results for : child detainees

22 Apr
8:51

Israel Imposes Heavy Fines on Child Detainees

April 22, 2019 8:51 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Center for Studies reported that Israeli military courts have imposed fines, against Palestinian minor detainees, amount to 170.000 NIS during the first quarter of this year. The spokesperson for the center, Reyad Al-Ashqar, said that Israeli courts impose heavy fines on most detained children , in addition […]

04 Nov
7:28

Over $16,000 in Fines Collected from Child Detainees in October

The Prisoners and Ex-prisoner Affairs Committee, Sunday, reported  that the total of fines imposed on the children held in the Ofer detention camp, during the month of October, reached approximately 62,000 shekels (over 16,000 USD). The number of children sentenced during October was 27, and prison terms ranged from 45 […]

13 Feb
5:47

Report: Over 60% of Palestinian Child Detainees Tortured

Sixty per cent of Palestinian children who were detained by Israeli occupation forces were verbally, physically or psychologically tortured, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) revealed on Sunday. In a statement, the PPS said that Palestinian minors detained by the Israeli occupation were  beaten, prevented from sleeping,and threatened by interrogators in order […]

04 Feb
10:31

Settlers Attack Protest Held in Solidarity with Child Detainees

Israeli colonial settlers have reportedly assaulted Palestinians and journalists, during a sit-in protest in solidarity with child detainees, in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron. WAFA reported, according to Ma’an, that under the protection of Israeli forces, dozens of Israeli settlers from nearby settlement physically and verbally assaulted […]

01 Feb
8:18

British Bill Demands Israel Release Child Detainees

British parliament, on Tuesday, held a hearing to discuss the cases of Ahd al-Tamimi and human rights activist Munther Amer, currently being held in Israeli jails. British MP Richard Bearden said, at the end of the meeting, that he would immediately begin, along with a group of parliamentarians, launching a […]

26 Jan
10:42

French Intellectuals’ Statement on Palestinian Child Detainees Published in “Le Monde”

French academics and writers published a collective letter in Le Monde on 23 January, focusing on the case of Ahed Tamimi and the plight of the approximately 360 Palestinian child prisoners in Israeli prisons. The letter also highlights the case of Salah Hamouri, the French-Palestinian lawyer jailed without charge or trial under administrative detention. Public […]

06 Jun
10:27

Month of May: Israel Imposes $20,000 in Fines on 48 Palestinian Child Detainees

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), on Sunday, said that Israeli courts have imposed fines on imprisoned Palestinian children in the realm of 88,000 Shekels ($22,000), during the month of May alone. Lawyer for PPS, Abdul-Fattah Doula, said that 48 Palestinian children have been detained during May, and that their sentences ranged between 3 and 30 […]

28 Jan
8:47

Child Detainees Deprived of Heat in Hasharon Prison

January 28, 2016 8:47 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

With a snow storm expected to hit the region by Monday,young Palestinian prisoners in Israel’s Hasharon prison have complained about being deprived of a necessary heating system, according to the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS).An attorney with PPS said, according to WAFA, after having visited minor Palestinian detainees in Hasharon, central […]

14 Jan
2:15

Palestinian Child Detainees Testify Of Abuse And Assaults By Soldiers And Interrogators

January 14, 2016 2:15 PM Saed Bannoura Human Interest, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that recent testimonies from child detainees, held by Israel, revealed they have been subject to torture and abuse during their abduction, and interrogation. The Committee said such ongoing Israeli violations aren’t new, but a systematic policy that violates International Law, the Fourth Geneva Convention […]

03 Dec
5:10

International Campaign to Release Child Detainees Launched by PA

December 3, 2015 5:10 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Authority announced, on Wednesday, the launch of an international campaign aiming to pressure the Israeli government to release Palestinian child detainees, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society said in a statement.The Ministry of Education is sponsoring the campaign, entitled “Give Them Space to Learn and Play,” which will be launched […]

25 Jul
2:50

Rising Physical Violence against Palestinian Child Detainees

Palestinian children detained by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank during the first half of 2015 suffered increasing levels of physical violence, according to Defense for Children International Palestine research.Data compiled by DCIP since January 2015 shows that 86 percent of Palestinian children experienced some form of physical violence […]

19 May
4:11

Child Detainees Testify To Torture And Abuse

May 19, 2015 4:11 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, on Tuesday, that several detained Palestinian children testified to their lawyers about repeated torture, abuse, and intimidation, by Israeli interrogators and soldiers.The Committee said detained children continue to suffer ongoing violations, torture and abuse by Israeli interrogators, in direct violation of International Law. Lawyer […]

13 May
10:54

95% of Child Detainees Tortured in Israeli Prisons

May 13, 2015 10:54 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

A PLO human rights specialist has revealed that around 95% of Palestinians imprisoned by Israelis have been tortured.“They had been subject to physical, verbal and psychological torture,” Hassan Abed-Rabbu, information advisor for the PLO’s Prisoners and Freed Prisoners Committee, said in a statement. “All such forms of torture are outlawed […]

02 Feb
7:25

Child Detainees Tortured and Abused by Israeli Interrogators

February 2, 2015 7:25 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Hiba Masalha, a lawyer with the Palestinian Detainees Committee, managed to meet a number of Palestinian children imprisoned by Israel, who described to her the horrific torture and abuse they had experienced at the hands of the Israeli interrogators, and by the soldiers who kidnapped them. The children are in […]

21 Nov
9:40

Sexual Abuse Against Palestinian Child Detainees Reported

November 21, 2014 9:40 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

At least 600 Palestinian children were arrested in Jerusalem since last June. Of these chlidren, nearly 40% were reportedly exposed to sexual abuse during arrest or investigation by the Israeli authorities, according to a report by the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS).The PPS says that the daily arrest campaigns constitute a […]

17 Oct
7:06

Child Detainees Continue to Face Abuse and Torture

October 17, 2014 7:06 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian detainee, Rami al-‘Alami, who supervises Palestinian children held at the ‘Ofer Israeli military prison, told a lawyer of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee that around 100 children are held in Ofer, many require urgent medical, and psychological attention, due to bad conditions, abuse and torture.Al-‘Alami said the children in ‘Ofer […]

29 Oct
8:57

Child detainees facing unbearable conditions in Israeli prisons

October 29, 2006 8:57 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian child detainees held by Israel are facing harsh and unbearable conditions. They are subjected to living conditions that lack the basic rights guaranteed by the International Law and the law regarding the rights of children. Ahmad Amran Al Sinnawi, 17, was freed on July 7, 2006, he was taken […]

26 Jun
9:27

Fighters demand the release of female and child detainees in exchange for abducted soldier

June 26, 2006 9:27 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, News Report, Palestine 0

A statement released by three Palestinian armed groups claiming responsibility for the Kerem Shalom Israeli crossing attack Sunday demanded that Israel release all women and children detainees in Israeli prisons in exchange for information about the soldier who was abducted during the attack.  The three factions involved are the Al […]

24 Jul
2:30

Child detainees abused in Atzion detention center

July 24, 2005 2:30 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Lawyer of the Palestinian Prisoner society, Hasan al-Sheikh, reported that he met two child detainees in Aztion detention center, near Hebron, who informed him of the ill treatment and abuse they face on daily basis. Detainee Mohammad abdul-Jawad Gheith, 17, was arrested along with his cousin near their home, close to […]

23 Jul
2:24

Eight child detainees transferred to the Negev detention

Israeli Prison Authorities transferred on Saturday afternoon, eight child detainees from the Eretz prison, in the north of the Gaza Strip to the Negev detention camp. The detainees, 15 to 18 years old, were placed in an isolated tent which is dirty and does not fit for human usage. The […]

04 Jul
8:26

346 child detainees in Israeli prisons

July 4, 2005 8:26 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Ministry of Detainees and Liberated Detainees reported that there are currently 346 child detainees in Israeli prisons, including four underage females. “29 percent of the under-aged detainees are suffering from different diseases, and deprived of their basic rights guaranteed by the international law,” the ministry reported. Israeli soldiers arrested […]

25 Mar
6:58

360 child detainees in Israeli prisons

March 25, 2005 6:58 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Minister of Detainees at the Palestinian Authority Sufian Abu Zaida, said that there are currently 360 child detainees in Israeli prisons and detention camps; at least half of them are between the ages of 12-15. Abu Zaida stated that the child detainees are facing harsh conditions in detention deprived from […]

02 Mar
2:25

Detainees’ Committee Denounces Israeli Abduction Of Wounded, Disabled Child In Bethlehem

The Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Committee issued a statement strongly denouncing the Israeli army’s abduction of a wounded Palestinian child, who previously lost one of his legs after the soldiers shot him with an expanding bullet. The committee stated that the child, Issa Adnan Abdul-Mo’ty, 14, from Bethlehem in the […]

25 Sep
9:37

Detainees Committee: “Israeli Soldiers Kidnapped 1000 Children This Year”

The Palestinian Detainees Committee reported Saturday that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped at least 1000 children, between the ages of 11 and 18, since the beginning of this year. Testimonies from six detained children are included in this report. In a press release, the committee said that the numbers showed an […]

07 Sep
3:06

Detainees’ Committee: ‘100 Palestinian Children Held In The ‘Ofer Israeli Prison’

September 7, 2015 3:06 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that the number of Palestinian children, held by Israel in the ‘Ofer Prison, has arrived to 100, especially since August witnessed the largest number of abductions of children since the beginning of the year.Representative of detained children in ‘Ofer, detainee Abdul-Fattah Doula, who is […]

08 Feb
7:43

Detainees Committee: “Soldiers Terrorize Children During Arrest, Interrogation”

February 8, 2015 7:43 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Committee has reported, Saturday, that Israeli soldiers deliberately terrorize Palestinian children during their abduction, and while under interrogation.The Committee said the soldiers continuously shout in the faces of the kidnapped children, assault and beat them, and “drag them to their vehicles in a savage manner, […]

22 Sep
12:38

Israel Refuses To Recognize Children Of Detainees Conceived By “Smuggled Semen”

September 22, 2013 12:38 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Saturday [September 21, 2013] the Israeli Prison Administration at the Nafha Detention camp, in the Negev Desert, refused to allow detainee Abdul-Karim Reemawi, from visiting with his new born son, and his wife, as the child was conceived through artificial insemination using smuggled semen.The Prison Administration said that the detainee […]

29 Jun
10:29

6,800 Detainees, Including 300 Children, Currently Imprisoned By Israel

June 29, 2010 10:29 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Abdul-Nasser Farawna, a Palestinian researcher specialising in detainees’ affairs and a former detainee himself, stated that there are currently 6,800 detainees imprisoned by Israel, including 300 children, 34 women, and 213 detainees in administrative detention. Farawna stated that eleven elected legislators are still imprisoned by Israel, and that there are […]

31 Jan
12:46

Report: “7300 Detainees, Including 33 Women And 300 Children, Still Imprisoned By Israel”

January 31, 2010 12:46 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Former prisoner, researcher and the head of the census department at the Palestinian Ministry of Detainees, Abdul-Nasser Farawna, stated in a comprehensive report that there are currently 7300 Palestinians imprisoned by Israel.In his report, Farawna states that there Israel is currently holding captive 33 women, nearly 300 children, 296 administrative […]

15 May
11:25

An appeal to Bush to intervene for the release of child, women detainees

Monqith Abu Roomy, head of the media office of Asrana (Our Detainees) center, which defends the rights of Palestinian detainees imprisoned by Israel, voiced an appeal to the US President, George W. Bush, to intervene for the release of all child and female Palestinian detainees imprisoned by Israel.Abu Roomy stated […]

17 Apr
11:41

120 female detainees, including 23 children and 13 mothers

April 17, 2005 11:41 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society revealed that Israeli arrested in 2004, 63 females, from several Palestinian areas, among them wives of detainees and residents who were killed by the army. Also, soldiers arrested 14 girls under the age of 18; the youngest two female detainees are Hiba Yaghmour, 14, who was […]

17 Aug
3:30

Children of Political detainees: `Let us hug our parents`

August 17, 2004 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel – Adalah, filed a petition on Monday, demanding the Israeli high court to issue an order of injunction instructing the “Israel Prison Authority” (IPA) to allow the children of prisoners classified by the IPA as security prisoners to have physical contact […]

21 Oct
12:55

One Of Them Enters 100th Day; Six Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Monday, that six Palestinian detainees continue the hunger strike in Israeli prisons, including a detainee who stated the strike 100 days ago, in addition to one woman who began her strike 28 days ago, protesting being held under the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, […]

07 Oct
12:34

Six Detainees Continue Hunger Strike, On of Them Enters 85th day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Sunday, that six Palestinian detainees, including one woman, held by Israel under the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, are ongoing with hunger strikes; one of them started the strike 85 days ago. The PPS stated that Ahmad Ghannam, 42, from […]

30 Aug
4:19

Palestinian Children Face Physical and Verbal Abuse in Israeli Prisons

Palestinian children held in Israeli prisons are subjected to physical and verbal abuse by Israeli forces, a Palestinian commission says. The Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs released a report based on testimonies given by 45 children under 18, from Jerusalem al-Quds, who are held in the Israeli prison of […]

13 Aug
4:52

UPDATE : 30 Palestinian Prisoners Join Hunger Strike In Solidarity With 6 Detainees

Thirty Palestinians in Israeli jails, have joined a hunger strike in solidarity with six detainees who have themselves been refusing to eat or drink to protest their illegal detention without charge or trial. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) stated Monday, that another group comprising 30 prisoners […]

01 Aug
2:28

20 More Palestinian Prisoners Join Administrative Detainees in Hunger Strike for Freedom

On Tuesday, 30 July, 20 more Palestinian prisoners joined the eight administrative detainees already on hunger strike as Mohammed Abu Aker, Mustafa Hassanat and Huzaifa Halabiya entered their second month without food. The prison branch of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine announced  that 20 prisoners in the Negev desert prison […]

15 Jun
10:49

Female Palestinian Detainees Announce Demands, Plan for Collective Strike

Palestinian women protest for Palestinian prisoners’ freedom, Ramallah. Photo: UPWC Palestinian women prisoners in Damon prison delivered an official letter to the Israeli prison administration, informing them of their intention to launch an open hunger strike on 1 July if their demands are not addressed. In a statement, former prisoner Mona Qa’adan said that 13 prisoners […]

16 May
1:08

Despite Deteriorating Conditions, Three Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that three Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with the hunger strike, protesting the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial, despite their deteriorating health conditions. The PPS said two of the detainees, identified as Odah al-Hroub and Hasan al-‘Oweiwi, […]

12 May
9:10

Three Palestinian Detainees From Hebron Continue Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Sunday, that three detainees from Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, are ongoing with hunger strikes, rejecting their continued arbitrary Administrative Detention, without charges or trial. The Committee stated that Odah al-Hroub and Hasan al-‘Oweiwi, started the hunger strike […]

08 May
2:41

Two Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For 37th Day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that two detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with the hunger strike they started 37th days ago, demanding an end to their continued arbitrary Administrative Detention, without charges of trial. The PPS said the two detainees, identified as Odah al-Hroub, 32, and Hasan […]

24 Apr
11:17

Soldiers Assault Three Children While Abducting Them, And During Interrogation

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Wednesday, that Israeli soldiers repeatedly assaulted three children while abducting then and subjected them to torture during interrogation. The Committee stated that the soldiers abducted Bara’ Yousef, 16, from Hijja town, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, after storming his family’s home […]

12 Apr
8:12

Updated: “Army Kills A Child, Injures 66 Palestinians, In Gaza

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Friday evening, the weekly Great March Processions in the besieged Gaza Strip, killing one child, and injuring at 55 others, including one who suffered serious wounds, and two medics. The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that the soldiers shot a child, identified as Maisara Mousa Ali […]

04 Apr
10:06

On Palestinian Child’s Day; 250 Children Imprisoned By Israel

Palestinian Child’s Day; 250 Children Imprisoned By Israel, 11 Killed By Army Fire A day ahead of Palestinian Child’s Day, marked on April 5th, the Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that Israel is holding captive 250 children, who are facing various sorts of violations and oppression, denied basic rights guaranteed […]

22 Feb
6:59

Israeli Pharmaceutical Firms Test Drugs on Palestinian Detainees

February 22, 2019 6:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, from Jerusalem, has revealed that Israeli occupation authorities issues permits to large pharmaceutical firms to carry out tests on Palestinian and Arab detainees, the Felesteen news site reported, according to Al Ray. The Hebrew University lecturer also revealed that Israeli military firms are testing weapons on […]

06 Feb
1:54

Report: “Israeli Courts Imposed More Than 60.000 Shekels In Fines On Detained Children, In January”

The Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainee Committee has reported that Israeli military courts have imposed more than 60.000 Shekels in fines on Palestinian children who were abducted by the soldiers and held in Ofer Israeli prison. In its report, the committee stated that 57 children were moved to Ofer in January; […]

03 Feb
5:04

380 Palestinians, Including 67 Children, Detained In January (VIDEO)

February 3, 2019 5:04 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli forces took into custody some 380 Palestinians, including 5 women and 67 children, in January of 2019, the Palestinian Prisoners Center for Studies said on Saturday. In a statement, the Center explained that Israeli forces detained 12 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, including 5 fishermen who were kidnapped while […]

22 Jan
3:40

Israeli Soldiers Injure 100 Detainees In Ofar Prison

Dozens of Israeli soldiers attacked, on Monday evening, dozens of Palestinian detainees in Ofar Israeli prison, near Ramallah in the central West Bank, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades. They also hit the detainees with batons and used military dogs to attack them, wounding more […]

29 Dec
11:03

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Abducted 6489 Palestinians, Including 250 Children, in 2018”

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Saturday, that Israeli soldiers have abducted 6489 Palestinians, including 750 patients or wounded Palestinians, 250 children and 54 women, since the beginning of this year. The committee stated that the army also carried out extensive and very violent searched of homes, causing serious damage, […]

29 Sep
4:16

Israeli Troops Abduct 11 & 12-Year-Old Children from Nabi Saleh Village

On Friday afternoon, Israeli troops invaded the village of Nabi Saleh, known as one of the centers of non-violent resistance in the West Bank, and arrested three children – two of them age 11, and the other age 12. Samer Tamimi, 11 years old, the son of local non-violent activist […]

09 Aug
3:57

Palestinian Child Sentenced to One and a Half Years in Jail by Israeli Court

An Israeli military court has handed down a jail term of 18 months to a Palestinian minor as the number of Palestinian children being held, in Tel Aviv regime’s prisons and detention facilities, is soaring following US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and relocate the US embassy in Israel […]

15 Jul
8:25

IPS Torturing Children in Interrogation Centers

photo: Jerusalemite boy Muhi Majed Al-Rishq, detained in Israeli jails. With bruises in the face, hands and back and blood congestion in the hands of Jerusalemite boy Muhi Majed Al-Rishq, it is clear that he has been subjected to assault in the interrogation room, at the police station in the […]

11 Jul
10:41

Rights groups: Israel detained more than 3500 Palestinians since start of year, including 651 children

July 10, 2018 (Palestinian News & Info Agency WAFA) – Israel detained 3533  Palestinians during the first half of 2018, including 651 children, 63 women and four journalists, several Palestinian human rights organizations working on prisoners issues said on Tuesday. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), Addameer Prisoners Support and Human […]

03 Jun
12:32

Israel Collected 100.000 Shekels In Fines From Palestinian Children In May

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that Israeli courts have collected, in May, more than 100.000 Shekels in bail and fines, imposed on detained Palestinian children, held in Ofer Prison, near Ramallah, in central West Bank. In a report released on Sunday morning, the committee stated the soldiers have abducted […]

31 May
11:46

500 Palestinian Detainees To Start Hunger Strike Next Week

Issa Qaraqe’, the head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported that 500 detainees, held by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, have decided to start a hunger strike next week. Qaraqe’ said the detainees will gradually join the hunger strike, and will continue the boycott […]

20 Apr
5:06

Army Injures A Child In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers injured, Friday, a Palestinian child, after the army attacked the weekly nonviolent procession in Kufur Qaddoum village, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Medical sources said the soldiers shot the child, Mo’men Morad, 8, with a rubber-coated steel bullet in his abdomen. Medics provided the […]

16 Mar
8:17

Israel Detains 1,319 Palestinians, 274 Children through January and February: Report

Israeli forces detained over 1,000 Palestinians, including 274 children, during the months of January and February, according to Palestinian prisoners rights group Addameer. Addameer released a statement on Wednesday, citing a joint report by the Prisoners and Liberties Affairs Association, Palestinian Prisoner Club, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, […]

13 Mar
8:32

Administrative Detainees to Begin Hunger Strike in April

The head of the prisoners and ex-prisoners’ affairs, Issa Qaraqa’a, said that the administrative detainees being held in Israeli occupation prisons will stage steps of the struggle, starting with the hunger strike gradually, next month, if Israeli authorities do not respond to their demands. Qaraqa’a said in a press statement, on […]

12 Mar
11:25

Palestinian Administrative Detainees To Start Gradual Hunger Strike In April

Issa Qaraqe’, the head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported that Administrative Detainees, held by Israel without charges or trial, will start a gradual hunger strike this coming April, demanding basic rights guaranteed by International Law. Speaking to the Palestinian Radio on Monday morning, Qaraqe said the Administrative Detainees […]

06 Mar
9:47

Israeli Parliament Votes on Bill to Cut Funding for Palestinian Detainees

The Israeli Knesset, on Monday, approved the first reading for a bill to cut tax  funding to the Palestinian Authority, by the amount it pays out monthly to the Palestinian detainees and families of the slain. According to the Israeli Defense Ministry, the 2017 payments to these  families exceeded $347 […]

01 Mar
7:51

Detainees Recount Tales of Torture, Maltreatment by Israeli Army

The Detainees Commission published, on Thursday, a report that includes affidavits by Palestinian detainees, including those of children, of torture and maltreatment by Israeli forces, during detention and interrogation at Ofer and Etzion military camps and detention centers. Mohammad Dawood, 17, from Beit Duqqu, northwest of Jerusalem, said Israeli forces raided his […]

26 Feb
10:46

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Ten Tamimi Family Members, Including Wounded Child, In Nabi Saleh

February 26, 2018 10:46 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, Nabi Saleh village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and abducted a wounded child, and nine other Palestinians, mainly children, from Tamimi family, during extensive and violent searches of their homes. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers […]

22 Feb
9:04

Amnesty International: Israel Carried Out Extrajudicial Executions, Tortured Children

Israeli authorities and armed forces carried out extrajudicial executions, tortured Palestinian prisoners and targeted human rights defenders, Amnesty International’s new annual report says. 2017 “marked the 50th anniversary of Israel’s occupation of the [occupied] Palestinian Territories” (OPT), Amnesty noted, “and the 10th anniversary of its illegal blockade of the Gaza Strip.” […]

13 Feb
7:54

VIDEO: Palestinian Children Speak of Abuse under Israeli Custody

Palestinian children who had been detained by Israeli occupation forces say that they were beaten and humiliated inside Israeli prisons, according to Days of Palestine. Defence for Children International – Palestine (DCIP) is concerned that Israeli military arrests are not only violent, but that children often lack proper legal representation […]

19 Jan
4:09

DCIP Year in Review: Worst Abuse Cases Against Palestinian Children in 2017

Last year marked 50 years of Israeli military occupation, with no signs of abatement in Palestinian children’s vulnerability to injury and abusive military arrest in the West Bank. Rapidly devolving living conditions in the Gaza Strip put in jeopardy the most basic human rights, as children became collateral damage in […]

15 Jan
1:09

Soldiers Assault Three Children, And A Young Man, Before Abducting Them

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Monday, that Israel soldiers repeatedly assaulted three children, and a young man, in the central West Bank governorate of Ramallah, causing several cuts and bruises, before abducting them. The committee said that three Israeli soldiers attacked Fawzi Nakhla, 17, and repeatedly kicked and beat […]

14 Dec
12:42

Detainees’ Committee: “Israeli Soldiers Abducted 300 Palestinians In One Week”

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted more than 300 Palestinians in one week, since the American President made his illegal recognition of occupied Jerusalem as the unified capital of Israel, and to move the Consulate from Tel Aviv to the occupied city. The Committee said […]

05 Dec
9:52

It’s Time the International Community Stood Up for Palestinian Children

The policy of the international world, which gives a blind eye for the Israeli violations against the Palestinians, encourages the Israelis to carry out more crimes. Israel’s mistreatment of Palestinian children is not a new development but rather one example of its many breaches of international law and international humanitarian […]

04 Dec
10:48

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Six Palestinians, Including Children, in Bethlehem, Hebron And Jenin

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, six Palestinians, including three children, in the West Bank governorates of Bethlehem, Hebron and Jenin, after the army invaded many homes and violently searched them. The Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Issa Mohammad al-Hreimi, 17, from […]

19 Nov
11:47

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Killed 14 Palestinian Children This Year”

Marking the World Children’s Day (November 20th) the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) has reported that Israeli soldiers have killed 14 Palestinian children since the beginning of this year, while 300 children are still imprisoned by Israel. It said that, according to statements and official data by the Palestinian […]

16 Nov
8:59

Palestinian Detainees to be Moved to Tents Due to Overcrowding

November 16, 2017 8:59 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli occupation authorities are preparing to move number of Palestinian detainees from prison cells to tents, Israeli media revealed, citing a bill proposed by the Israeli Minister of Internal Security, Gilad Erdan. Israeli TV Channel 7 said, according to Days of Palestine, that the proposal is one of the solutions […]

07 Nov
9:07

Soldiers Take ‘Selfie’ with Injured Palestinian Detainees

Two Palestinian prisoners, including one teenager, gave testimonies to the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, detailing the abuse and harassment they faced at the hands of Israeli forces during their arrests. The committee released a statement on Monday saying that Israeli forces raided the home of brothers Tariq Baajeh, 26, […]

05 Oct
1:17

Army Abducted 400 Palestinians, Including 55 Children, In September

The Palestinian Center for Detainees’ Studies has reported that Israeli soldiers have abducted more than 400 Palestinians, including 55 children and eight women, in September. Researcher Riyad al-Ashqar said the soldiers, and navy, have abducted seven fishermen close to the shore in the Gaza Strip, in addition to abducting Ramzi […]

07 Aug
10:21

61 Palestinian Women Political Prisoners in Israeli Jails, Including 5 Administrative Detainees

August 7, 2017 10:21 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Via the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. There are currently 61 Palestinian women prisoners in Israeli jails, according to reports by the Asra Media Center. They include 10 minor girls and five women jailed without charge or trial under Israeli administrative detention, including Palestinian parliamentarian, national leader and leftist feminist Khalida Jarrar. […]

30 Jun
4:29

Palestinian Women Detainees Under Attack in Damon Prison

Palestinian women detainees in Damon prison are being subject to harsh sanctions, deprived of family visits and thrown in solitary confinement, reported prisoners and advocates. They are also being denied access to the “canteen” (prison store) and subjected to financial fines. Taghreed Jahshan, lawyer with the Women’s Organization for Political […]

24 May
3:35

Families of Hunger Striking Detainees Address Trump

Hours before the arrival of US President Donald Trump to Bethlehem, for a meeting with PA President Mahmoud Abbas, the families of some 1,500 hunger-striking Palestinian detainees sent a letter to Trump telling him that Palestinian prisoners are freedom fighters, according to international law, and they do not want them to die […]

20 May
1:06

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Child, Injure Another, Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Friday evening, one Palestinian child, and injured another, after the army invaded Ni’lin village, near Ramallah, while chasing protesters. Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers abducted Jamal al-Khawaja, 15, and shot another child with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The attack took place after the soldiers […]

19 Apr
8:48

The Demands Of Hunger Striking Detainees In Israeli Prisons

The following is a list of demands presented by the hunger striking Palestinian detainees, who intend to gradually expand their strike to include all Israeli prisons and detention centers, across occupied Palestine. 1. Installing public phones in all prisons, in every section of the prisons, so that the detainees can […]

17 Apr
10:21

1300 Palestinian Detainees Start Hunger Strike

More than 1300 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, initiated the first day of hunger strike, on Monday April 17th, which also marks the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, while hundreds of detainees are preparing to join the “Strike For Dignity.” All detainees in Asqalan, Nafha, Ramon, Hadarim, Galboa’ and Be’er as-Sabe’ (Beersheba) […]

14 Apr
7:06

Army Injures Three Palestinian Children In Kufur Qaddoum

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly protest in Kufur Qaddoum town, in the northern West Bank district of Qalqilia, and shot three children with rubber-coated steel bullets, in addition to causing many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in […]

22 Mar
2:10

Two Detainees Holding Hunger Strikes Protesting Administrative Detention

March 22, 2017 2:10 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Wednesday, that two detainees, held by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges, are ongoing with hunger strikes they started last month. The PPS said that detainee Rafat Hussein Shallash, 34, from Beit Awwa town, west of Hebron, in the southern part […]

20 Mar
5:47

International Conference on Palestinian Children and Israeli Detention Policies: Report

“Stop the war on our children’s minds.” The conference took place in the Grand Park Hotel on the 15th and 16th of March.  For two days, Palestinian and international speakers made an assessment of the problem and ex-detainee children told their story. The goal was to join forces in formulating […]

07 Feb
9:25

52.000 NIS In Fines Imposed On Imprisoned Palestinian Children In Ofer Prison In January

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Monday, that Israel has collected at least 52.000 Shekels in fines and bails, from families of Palestinian children, imprisoned in Ofer prison alone, in January. The committee stated that eight of the imprisoned children were shot and injured prior to their abduction. It added […]

14 Nov
12:49

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Children, A Young Man, In Jerusalem

November 14, 2016 12:49 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, on Monday at dawn, Shu’fat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched a few homes before abducting two children, and a young man. The soldiers searched homes during the invasion, and interrogated many Palestinians, before abducting a young man, identified as Hamza Hamada Taha, and […]

01 Nov
5:17

9 Palestinian Detainees Continuing with Hunger Strike

Nine Palestinian detainees continued their open hunger strikes in Israeli prisons on Monday, according to Sawt al-Asra (Voice of the Prisoners) radio. Protesting for various reasons, the detainees have all refused food until their demands have been met by Israeli authorities. Four of the nine hunger strikers have been protesting being […]

01 Sep
10:46

Two Palestinian Children Tell Stories of Abuse in Israeli Jails

PNN file photo: Israeli soldiers arresting Palestinian child Recently, two Palestinian child detainees, Mu’men Hamayel and Oday Bader, told attorneys from the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs that they have been physically abused and severely beaten after their arrest in the West Bank. According to the Palestinian News Network (PNN), sixteen-year-old […]

11 Aug
10:15

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers And Interrogators Assault Three Palestinian Detainees”

August 11, 2016 10:15 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that three Palestinians, who were recently kidnapped by the army, were repeatedly assaulted by the soldiers, and by the interrogators at an army base in Entael illegal colony and Etzion military base, in the Hebron district, in the southern part of the occupied […]

22 Jul
9:36

Addameer Report — “In the Shadow of the 2014 Gaza War: Imprisonment of Jerusalem’s Children”

via the Alternative Information Center, Beit Sahour. Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association has released a report entitled, “In the Shadow of the 2014 Gaza War: Imprisonment of Jerusalem’s Children.” The report details unjust and illegal imprisonment of children at the hands of the Israeli authorities in occupied Jerusalem. […]

29 Jun
11:13

An Israeli Court Sentences A Palestinian Child To 100 Days In Prison       

An Israeli court sentenced, Wednesday, a 14-year-old Palestinian child from Jerusalem to 100 days in prison, and a 2400 Israeli shekels fine, after he was held under house arrest for nine months. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the child has been identified as Fadi Shalloudi, 14, from the al-Bustan […]

17 Apr
2:22

Report: “509 Jerusalemite Palestinians, including 15 Women And 10 Children, Imprisoned By Israel”

April 17, 2016 2:22 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Jerusalem Detainees’ Parents Committee has reported, Sunday, that as the Palestinians mark the Prisoners Day on April 17, at least 509 Jerusalemite Palestinians are imprisoned by Israel, among them are 10 women, and 18 children. |Report: “Israeli Army Kidnapped And Imprisoned 1.000.000 Palestinians Since 1967”| The committee provided the […]

16 Apr
1:20

Report: “1700 Ailing Palestinian Detainees, Including 25 Cancer Patients, Imprisoned By Israel”

The United Health Works Committee (UHRC), in occupied Palestine, has reported Friday that Israel is holding captive 1700 ailing detainees, including 25 who suffer from various types of cancer, and are in urgent need of specialized medical care. The statement came in preparation for April 17, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, and […]

13 Mar
3:46

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 15 Palestinians In The West Bank, Injure A Child In Gaza

Israeli soldiers, invaded on Sunday at dawn several Palestinian districts in different parts of the occupied West Bank, stormed and searched dozens of homes and kidnapped, at least, fifteen Palestinians. The soldiers also shot and injured a child, east of Gaza city.The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that dozens […]

11 Feb
4:29

Including Four Children, Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Seven Palestinians In Jerusalem

February 11, 2016 4:29 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at night and Thursday at dawn, several neighborhoods in occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped seven Palestinians, including four children.The soldiers invaded Jerusalem’s Old City, searched homes and kidnapped two children, identified as Yousef Mohammad Masharqa, 14, and Mohammad Nabil Taweel, 13. Masharqa’s mother said her son, […]

28 Jan
2:19

Soldiers kidnap 11 Palestinians, Including A Legislator And Four Children, In Jerusalem

January 28, 2016 2:19 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Thursday at dawn, eleven Palestinians, including three children and an elderly legislator, after the soldiers stormed many homes and searched them, mainly in the Old City, the al-‘Eesawiyya town, Kafr Aqab and Shu’fat. Head of the Detainees’ Parents Committee in Jerusalem, Ahmad Abu Asab, said the […]

25 Jan
7:01

Israeli Court Orders Wounded Child To Endure Further Interrogation

January 25, 2016 7:01 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Ofer Israeli military court ordered on Sunday that the wounded detained Palestinian child Ahmad Omar al-Atrash, 13, should remain under interrogation until Thursday. The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee noted that Israel is holding captive at least 450 children, including some who were injured prior to their abduction.The Israeli court refused […]

23 Jan
1:39

Child Injured In Bil’in, Many Protesters Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation

January 23, 2016 1:39 AM IMEMC News News Report, Non-violent action, Ramallah 0

The Popular Committee in Bil’in, in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, has reported that one child was shot with a rubber-coated steel bullet in the head, and dozens of persons suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers assaulted the weekly nonviolent protest.The Committee said the […]

13 Jan
3:24

Soldiers Kidnap Four Palestinian Children In Jerusalem

January 13, 2016 3:24 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Wednesday, four Palestinian children in Jerusalem’s old city, and Shu’fat, and took them to an interrogation facility in the city. Amjad Abu ‘Asab, head of the Detainees’ Parents Committee in Jerusalem, said the soldiers stormed and violently searched several homes, causing excessive damage, and interrogated many Palestinians, […]

30 Dec
12:39

Research Unit: 5,934 Children Detained by Israel since 2010

December 30, 2015 12:39 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israel has detained a total of 5,934 Palestinian children over the last five years, the Palestinian Studies and Documentation unit revealed, according to WAFA.The Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Committee Studies and Documentation Unit documented in a report that Israel has detained a total of 5,934 children over the past five […]

17 Dec
12:16

Palestinian Detainees Launch Hunger Strike

December 17, 2015 12:16 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Five Palestinian detainees, including two females, have begun a hunger strike in protest of living conditions and Israel’s arbitrary administrative detention policy, the committee of prisoners and ex-prisoners said.The committee included their names in a press statement, and among them is journalist Mohammad Al-Qeeq, from Ramallah, who continues the hunger […]

22 Nov
2:37

On Children’s Day, Israel Kidnaps 400 Palestinian Children

November 22, 2015 2:37 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

On Universal Children’s Day, Israel reportedly abducted 400 Palestinian children between the age of 11 and 17; some of them are to be tried and others are not, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) announced Friday.In a press release, the club explained that 11 Palestinian minor were administratively detained, with six […]