At the request of the children rights’ organization Defence for Children International, Palestine Section (DCI/PS), jurists appointed by the Swedish section of the ICJ as trial observers twill go to the West Bank to be present at trials in Israeli Military Courts.
They will follow cases where Palestinian children were detained for trying to kill settlers, stone throwing, military actions and membership of militant groups. Their intention was also to interview relatives of detained Palestinian children and ex-prisoners.
Another intention was to observe and interview Palestinians on how the Wall, checkpoints, roadblocks and house demolitions have affected them and in particular the children.
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