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Resource Archive

FOSNA's Resources:

External Resources:

  • Adalah:

  1. Adalah to Attorney General: shocking testimonies from Palestinian children who were tortured during arrest and interrogation, April 2014

  2. Military Police open 12 criminal investigations into Israeli soldiers' abuse of Palestinian children during their arrest, in response to Adalah's demands, July 2014

  • Addameer:

  1. Child Prisoners

  2. The Right of Child Prisoners to Education, October 2010

  3. Torture of Palestinian Political Prisoners in Israeli Prisons, October 2003

  • B'Tselem:

  1. Absolute Prohibition: The Torture and Ill-treatment of Palestinian Detainees, May 2007 Report

  2. Abuse and torture in interrogations of dozens of Palestinian minors in the Israel Police Etzion Facility, August 2013 Report

  • BDS Movement: 

  1. G4S Timeline

  • Breaking the Silence:

  1. ​Children and Youth -Soldiers' Testimonies 2005-2011, August 2012

  2. Soldier Testimony on a Night-Time Raid in Ramallah/Al-Bireh Area

  • British Foreign Office:

  1. Children in Military Custody, June 2012 Report according to British jurists 

  • Corporate Watch:

  1. G4S Company Profile

  2. Imprisoned Voices: Corporate Complicity in the Israeli Prison System, April 2015

  • DCI Palestine:

  1. Child house arrests rise in Jerusalem clampdown

  2. DCI Videos

  3. Israeli authorities urged to investigate abuse of Palestinian teenagers

  4. Israeli exceptionalism at the United Nations

  5. Military Detention Fact Sheets

  6. Number of Palestinian Children (12-17) in Israeli Military Detention

  7. Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Custody Face Physical Violence

  8. Palestinian Children Victims of Israeli abuse designed to coerce confessions

  9. Report Details Ill-Treatment of Palestinian Children by Israeli Forces

  10. Report on Solitary Confinement, May 2014

  11. Rising number of Palestinian children subjected to solitary confinement

  12. Youth conviction: Palestinian children describe solitary confinement in Israeli military prisons

  1. Convention IV, 12 August 1949

  • Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights:

  1. "Know Your Rights" campaign for children in military custody and the UNICEF update, March 2015

  • Middle East Children's Alliance:

  1. The Impact of Child Arrest and Detention, 2012

  1. Fact Sheet

  2. Children in Israeli Military Detention, April 2015 Progress Report

  • National Lawyers Guild International Committee

  1. Letter to Ambassador regarding prisoner, Ayman Nasser

  2. Prisoners of Injustice, Delegation to Palestine, Report May 2014

  • No Way to Treat a Child:

  1. Project Overview
  • Palestine Legal:

  1. The Palestine Exception
  • Public Committee Against Torture in Israel:

  1. Childhood is a Right, December 2013

  • Room No. 4:

  1. Handcuffed and Blindfolded

  2. No Food, Water, or Toilets

  3. Room No. 4 Campaign and Project

  • Samidoun:

  1. ​Lina Khattab and fellow women political prisoners report abuse and mistreatment, January 2015

  • Save the Children, Sweden:

  1. The Impact of Child Detention: Occupied Palestinian Territory, January 2012

  2. "One Day in Prison Feels Like a Year", Palestinian children tell their own stories, September 2003

  • Stop G4S:

  1. ​Detention of Children hand out

  1. When the Boys Return, A Documentary

  • United Nations:

  1. Special Rapporteur on Torture Tells Third Committee Use of Prolonged Solitary Confinement on Rise, Calls for Global Ban on Practice, October 2011

  2. Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, May 1977

  1. UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • United Nations Human Rights, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights:

  1. Children in solitary confinement: "Israel's pattern of abuse is inhumane, cruel, degrading and unlawful" -UN expert

  2. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, March 1976


  1. UNICEF Bulletin No. 2, February 2015

  2. Children in Israeli Military Detention , March 2013 Observations and Recommendations

  3. Palestinian children need improved protection in Israeli military detention, March 2013

  • United Methodist Church:

  1. What Does the Lord Require of the Ecumenical Movement Today? Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions as Nonviolent, Loving Actions

  • Who Profits:

  1. G4S Profile


  • AlJazeera:

  1. Palestinian children "abused" in Israeli jail, August 2012

  • Al-Monitor:

  1. Palestinian girl recounts imprisonment, February 2015

  • Corporate Watch:

  1. ​Life for a Sick Palestinian Prisoner in the Israeli Prison Complex, June 2014

  • The Electronic Intifada:

  1. Children Describe Torture in Israeli Solitary Confinement

  2. ​G4S Feels the Heath of the International Boycott Campaign

  3. Half Israel's Palestinian Child Prisoners Are Held Illegally Outside West Bank in G4S-equipped Prisons

  4. Israeli Should Respect the Rights of Child Detainees, August 2004

  5. Israelis Torturing Palestinian Children, April 2007

  6. Targeting Silwan's Children, December 2010

  7. Young Palestinian father dies after Israeli interrogation in G4S-equipped prison, February 2013

  • Euro-Mid Observer for Human Rights:

  1. From Abduction to Prison: Israeli Cruelty to Palestinian Children, July 2014

  • FOSNA:

  1. BDS Victory! Over 20 South African Business Drop Contracts with G4S

  • G4S:

  1. Analysis of its own Legal Exposure to Future Human Rights Cases

  • The Guardian:

  1. Cell 36, Palestinian Children Are Locked in Solitary Confinement for Days

  2. Desmond Tutu's Statement Against G4S, June 2014

  3. G4S Complicity in Israel's Abuse of Child Prisoners

  4. Group 4 Security Firm Pulls Guards Out of West Bank, October 2002

  5. Palestinian stone throwers could face 20 years in jail, November 2014

  6. Report on Desmond Tutu's Open Letter to G4S, June 2014

  7. The Palestinian children -alone and bewildered- in Israel's Al-Jalame jail, January 2012

  • Haaretz:

  1. Nearly 100% of all military court cases in West Bank end in conviction, Haaretz learns, November 2011

  • The Independent:

  1. How Israel takes its revenge on boys who throw stones

  • International Business Times:

  1. Israel: 240 Palestinian Children "Sexually Abused" in Jerusalem Detention Centres, Group Claims, November 2014

  • International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC News):

  1. Sexual Abuse Against Palestinian Child Detainees Reported, November 2014

  • Ma'an News Agency:

  1. 30 Children Shot by Israeli Forces Since the Start of 2015, March 2015

  • Middle East News Minitor:

  1. Israel using tents to accommodate Palestinian prisoners, June 2012

  2. Nearly four hundred Palestinian children subject to serious abuse in Israeli prisons

  3. Palestinian prisoner, 14, tortured in Israeli jail, March 2014

  • Mondoweiss:

  1. New testimonies from Palestinian children tortured by Israeli authorities, June 2014

  2. Palestinian youth face psychological trauma and educational neglect following Israeli detention, February 2015

  3. UN Doing Business With G4S

  • Salam TV 1:
  1. Release of Malak Al-Khatib, February 2015
  • The Telegraph:
  1. Israeli police under investigation for abusing Palestinian children, August 2013
  • VICE:
  1. Israel Holding Increasing Numbers of Palestinian Children for Rock Throwing

  • Wikipedia:

  1. G4S

  • 972 Mag:

  1. Palestinian kids detail abusive interrogations, arrests

  2. Worsening Conditions for Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Prisons