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The UK-based Palestine Solidarity Campaign demands support for Palestinian children in the Israeli regime’s custody.

The UK-based Palestine Solidarity Campaign demands support for Palestinian children in the Israeli regime’s custody.
The UK-based Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) has demanded support for Palestinian children who are in the Israeli regime’s custody.

In a press release on its website on Thursday, the campaign group said it backed a call by Action for Palestinian Children, which demands implementation of recommendations by a Foreign Office funded report.

The Children in Military Custody report, which was released by a delegation of senior British lawyers in June 2012, pointed to at least six violations of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) that prohibits cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment.

The investigation team also revealed that Palestinian children as young as 12 are jailed and can be kept even for three months without legal representation. This comes as Israeli children cannot be…

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