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Six days of unjustified detention, with full backing by the military and the courts: As usual, no one will have to answer for it

On Friday, 10 February 2017, at about 4:00 P.M., some twenty to thirty young people and families with children, all residents of the village of Madama, which is located south of Nablus, w...
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No Minor Matter, 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 ...
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Video: Israel prohibits Gazan children from visiting imprisoned fathers

In July 2012, Israel reinstated authorization for relatives to visit Palestinian prisoners and detainees from the Gaza Strip being held in Israel (hereafter: “inmates”). Such visits were ...
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Video: Police officer slaps detainee, Hebron police station, 21 July 2013

Update: On 15 August 2013 the DIP informed B’Tselem that after examining the incident, it was found that its circumstances do not warrant a criminal investigation. Moreover, the DIP stat...
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Majed Jaradat, 13, beaten during interrogation and imprisoned for two months

On 13 November 2007, soldiers arrested Majed Jaradat, 13, after he threw stones during a demonstration in Sa'ir Village, Hebron District. Jaradat's testimony to B'Tselem indicates that wh...
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Torture in the cellars of the ISA, 2007

April 2005, Loay Ashqar was arrested and taken to interrogation by the Israel Security Agency. Shortly after being arrested, a physician at the detention facility examined him and stated ...
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The Prisoners' Children, 2006

Almost 9,000 Palestinians are being held in prisons inside Israel, in violation of international humanitarian law. In hundreds of cases, Israel forbids adult relatives to visit, so it is ...
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The a-Sheikh Jarah neighborhood of East Jerusalem: Police arrest two brothers, 13 and 15, and assault their mother

On Tuesday, 5 September 2017, the police evicted the Shamasneh family from its home in the a-Sheikh Jarah neighborhood of East Jerusalem, allowing settlers to move in. A few days later, o...
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Hebron routine: minors arrested in city center after clashes with soldiers

After the midday prayers on Friday, 13 October 2017, youths threw stones at soldiers in the Bab a-Zawiya area in the city center. The soldiers responded by firing rubber-coated metal bull...
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Beit Ummar: Soldiers arrest boy aged 13

Khaled Bahar, a 13-year-old 8th grader, is the youngest of four siblings who live with their parents in the a-Dahar neighborhood of the village of Beit Ummar, in the Hebron District. At a...