Detainees and prisoners

Statistics on Palestinian minors in IDF detention, 2001-2007

Year 2007

Month
Date of statistics
Under age 16
Age 16-18
Total
Dec.
31.12.07
0
4
4
Nov.
26.11.07
0
18
18
Oct.
28.10.07
0
20
20
Sept.
24.9.07
0
11
11
Aug.
12.8.07
0
5
5
July
18.7.07
0
2
2
June
18.6.07
0
4
4
May
13.5.07
0
5
5
April
10 April
0
9
9
March
4 March
0
12
12
Jan.
3 Jan.
0
8
8

Year 2006

Month
Date of statistics
Under age 16
Age 16-18
Total
Dec.
3 Dec.
0
5
5
Nov.
1 Nov.
0
8
8
Oct.
5 Oct.
0
17
17
Sept.
3 Sept.
6
10
16
July
28 July
2
14
16

Year 2005

Month
Date of statistics
Under age 16
Age 16-18
Total
Aug.
1 Aug.
13
263
276
July
1 July
14
246
260
May
1 May
19
287
306
April
6 April
14
181
195
Jan.
6 Jan.
3
256
259

 

Year 2004

Month
Date of statistics
Under age 16
Age 16-18
Total
Dec.
5 Dec.
22
210
232
Nov.
1 Nov.
9
378
387
Oct.
*
*
*
Sept.
2 Sept.
6
213
219
Aug.
1 Aug.
10
187
197
July
7 July
5
187
192
June
1 June
6
129
135
May
5 May
7
128
135
Apr.
19 Apr.
11
234
245
March
15 March
9
191
200
Feb.
15 Feb.
4
248
252
Jan.
15 Jan.
-
208
208

 

Year 2003

Month
Date of statistics
Under age 16
Age 16-18
Total
Dec.
21 Dec.
0
176
176
Nov.
23 Nov.
0
154
154
Oct.
22 Oct.
1
181
182
Sept.
10 Sept.
1
190
191
Aug.
15 Aug.
16
142
158
July
15 July
7
144
151
June
15 June
0
110
110
May
14 May
13
232
245
Apr.
14 Apr.
12
158
170
March
13 March
5
132
137
Feb.
12 Feb.
3
163
166
Jan.
15 Jan.
11
135
146

 

Year 2002

Month
Date of statistics
Under age 16
Age 16-18
Total
Dec.
12 Dec.
0
235
235
Nov.
*
*
*
Oct.
8 Oct.
6
134
140
Sept.
22 Sept.
10
121
131
Aug.
8 Aug.
7
56
63
July
15 July
13
114
127
June
3 June
*
114
*
May
*
*
*
Apr.
15 Apr.
*
*
84
March
4 March
8
60
68
Feb.
*
*
*
Jan.
24 Jan.
12
55
67

 

Year 2001

Month
Date of statistics
Under age 16
Age 16-18
Total
Dec.
5 Dec.
1
101
102
Nov.
5 Nov.
2
100
102
Oct.
24 Oct.
6
78
84

 

Notes:

  1. The statistics presented above indicate the number of Palestinian minors who are residents of the Occupied Territories held by the IDF on the specific date listed. B'Tselem does not have statistics on the total number of minors held by the IDF in a particular month. B'Tselem also does not have statistics on minors held by the Israeli Police.
  2. * = No statistics provided.
  3. The statistics do not include individuals held on criminal counts.
  4. The figures were provided to B'Tselem by the IDF, who is responsible for their accuracy.