Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Children held in detention by Israel rising

Today, DCI issued the Detention Bulletin for May. Some points to note are:
  • 234 children in detention – up 6 percent.
  • 39 young children in detention – up 18 percent.
  • 73 percent increase in children in detention since December.
  • US State Department releases annual human rights report – Palestinian child detention features.
  • Palestinian child detention again raised in UK parliament.
  • DCI issues Urgent Appeal to stop the forcible transfer of children.