No Minor Matter, 2011

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July 2011

Every year, Israeli security forces arrest dozens of Palestinian minors in the West Bank on suspicion of stone-throwing. B'Tselem's report "No Minor Matter" reveals that their rights are severely violated throughout the criminal justice process. While Israeli law meets international standards in granting criminally suspected minors special protections, Israeli military law in the West Bank provides very few protections of this kind to Palestinian minors.