The Basics

Checkout these resources to help familiarize yourself with the situation facing Palestinian child detainees. 

No Way to Treat a Child: Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Detention


Report from Defense for Children International - Palestine (DCIP) based on the testimonies of 429 children detained by the Israeli military or police in the occupied West Bank between January 2012 and December 2015.

Children in Israeli Military Detention: Observations and Recommendations

UNICEF_Report_Ofer.jpgBriefing paper from UNICEF, outlining practical measures that could be adopted to improve the treatment of Palestinian children who are in contact with the Israeli military detention system. 

No Way to Treat a Child Fact Sheet


One pager of quick facts on Palestinian children from the West Bank in Israeli military detention. 

Glossary: Palestinian Child Detention


At-a-glance glossary on ill-treatment and torture in the Israeli military court system.


Defense for Children International - Palestine (DCIP) is a local, independent Palestinian human rights organization committed to securing a just and viable future for Palestinian children in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.