violence against children

Faith leaders urge Pope Francis to denounce Israel's abuse of Palestinian children

In anticipation of the Pope’s May visit to the Holy Land, more than 200 bishops, clerics, members of religious orders and theologians ask the Pope to speak out against Israel’s kidnapping, detention and systematic abuse of Palestinian children.

Amnesty video highlights “trigger-happy” Israel’s lethal ambush of schoolboy

Samir Awad, 16, was ambushed and killed by heavily-armed Israeli occupation soldiers.

Israeli soldiers pose for photos while abusing Palestinian child

Israeli forces in al-Eizariya were caught on video on Friday posing for trophy photos as they held a wounded, handcuffed Palestinian child in a stranglehold.

Israeli occupation forces tear gas themselves - photo and video

The gas itself and the metal canisters that contain it can be lethal. They have caused numerous deaths and injuries over the years.

Video shows nightly brutality of Israeli occupation forces in Jerusalem

Jerusalem youths “rising up against the wall of starvation and apartheid.”

Children killed by Israeli soldiers “hiding” near schools, says Human Rights Watch

At least twice in 2013, Israeli occupation forces ambushed, shot and killed Palestinian children near schools in the occupied West Bank for no apparent reason.

Video: Heavily armed Israeli occupation soldiers arrest Jerusalem girl

Eyewitness accounts do not support Israeli claim of “stabbing” attempt.

Israel put Palestinian children in outdoor cages during winter storm

Prisoners were held in outdoor cages in freezing cold and rain, part of systematic abuses by Israel documented in recent reports.

Stop shackling, abusing Palestinian children, UK artists and lawmakers tell Israel

Signed by high profile artists and politicians, the letter aims to draw attention to the plight of Palestinian children systematically abused in detention by Israeli occupation forces.

Palestinian children routinely tortured, some threatened with rape: Israel rights group

“Daud” started punching me. After a few minutes, he took out a gun and said: “I’ll murder you if you don’t confess! Out here, no one will find you. We’ll kill you and leave you here.”


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