Palestinian Children in Israeli Prisons


Children . . . Detainees / أطفال . . . معتقلین
Children . . . Detainees

Mohammad Saba’aneh, born in 1979, is a Palestinian cartoonist in Jenin.  His Web site is <>.  This cartoon was published in on 6 May 2010; it is reproduced here for non-profit educational purposes.  According to Defence for Children International – Palestine Section (DCI-Palestine), “Each year an average of 9,000 Palestinians are prosecuted in two Israeli military courts operating in the West Bank, including 700 children,” and “[s]ince 2000, around 6,500 Palestinian children have been detained” (“Palestinian Child Prisoners: The Systematic and Institutionalised Ill-treatment and Torture of Palestinian Children by Israeli Authorities,” June 2009).

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