UPDATED URGENT APPEAL: Mass arrest of children in Jalazun Refugee Camp|
, Defence for Children International, 29 May 2010
On 11 February 2010, at least 17 school-aged children were arrested from the Al Jalazun Refugee Camp in the middle of the night by Israeli soldiers. The children and their families report the use of excessive force during the arrests, and ill-treatment and coercion during subsequent interrogations. The children were interrogated in the absence of a lawyer and family member, and the interrogations were not video recorded. The children are accused of throwing stones, and in some cases, Molotov cocktails at Israeli soldiers in 2009 and 2010. The children are being prosecuted in military courts.
Gaza student unable to attend the International Youth Leadership Conference
Appeal, Palestinian Telegraph, 17 May 2010
The Gaza student Refaat Abd Elaal sends out an appeal in the hope of being allowed to leave Gaza in order to participate in an prestigious international youth conference in Prague. Like many others he is currently unable to do this due to the Israeli closure of the Gaza Strip.
Support the Irvine 11
, , 22 February 2010
The Right to Education Campaign asks you to support students who were arrested after peacefully protesting Israeli Ambassador's address at UC Irvine, California.
Berlanty Azzam awarded degree
Right to Education Campaign, , 12 January 2010
Berlanty Azzam, a Bethlehem University student deported to Gaza on the 28th October 2009 has been awarded her degree after completing her studies by telephone and email.
Berlanty Azzam Update
Right to Education Campaign, , 10 December 2009
On December 9th 2009 the Israeli High Court upheld the actions of the Israeli military and denied deported Gazan student Berlanty Azzam re-entry into the West Bank in order for her to finish her degree.
Urgent Call for Action: Gazan Student Deported. Support Right to Study
R2E, URGENT APPEAL, 31 October 2009
21 year old Berlanty Azzam was detained at a military checkpoint, blindfolded and then deported to Gaza on Monday 2nd November.
DCI Urgent Appeal for Student Wa'ad Al-Hidmy
Urgent Appeal, DCI-Palestine , 4 July 2009
Urgent appeal for a 16 year old student from Hebron area, held under administrative detention since the 28th of April 2008.
Urgent action for Palestinian school children from Tuba and Maghaer-al-Abeed
Morgantini, Luisa, Press Release , 8 April 2009
The Palestinian school children who have to walk from their villages of Tuba and Magaher-al-Abeed to their nearest school in At-Tuwani face a treacherous daily walk past the illegal Israeli settlement of Ma'on and the illegal outpost of Havat Ma'on. They face daily threats and attacks from armed settlers from these illegal settlements. This is a call to action - see what you can do to pressurise the Israeli government to fulfill its responsibility of protecting these school children.