Lost Youth - Songs of Solidarity, a new benefit album for a young Palestinian theater performer arrested and imprisoned by Israel on his way to tour Ireland, Scotland and England in 2005, has been released. Read more about Eclectic new album highlights Israel's jailing of Palestinian children
While the world focused on one freed Israeli soldier, no one considered the suffering of more than 160 Palestinian children who remain in Israeli detention. Read more about Why is an Israeli soldier worth more than a Palestinian child?
No children were released from Israeli jails and detention centers as part of the recent prisoner exchange, while human rights agencies add that many Palestinian children in Israeli prisons are being tortured. Read more about More than 160 Palestinian children remain behind Israeli bars
Defence for Children International - Palestine Section reports that Israeli police opened 1,267 criminal cases against Palestinian children between November 2009 and October 2010 for stone throwing in East Jerusalem. The Israeli human rights group B’Tselem reports 31 of those children were from Silwan. Read more about Silwan children abducted from their bedrooms