Children in Palestine

Children in Palestine

Every child has the right to rest and leisure, to engage in play and activities appropriate to the age of the child and participate freely in cultural life - UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

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Children in Palestine

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Children in Palestine are affected by Israel’s occupation in every part of life including education, economy and health.
Palestinian children are routinely subjected to night time arrests, solitary confinement and denied legal representation.
Isreal is the only country in the world that automatically prosecutes children in military court.

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Since the year 2000. Over 2,000 Palestinian children have been killed in Palestine by Israeli occupation forces and illegal settlers.
Between 500 – 700 Palestinian children are arrested, detained and prosecuted each year in Israel’s military courts.
In the 2014 Israeli military attack on the Gaza Strip, nearly 1,000 children were permanently disabled.

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