Bound, Blindfolded & Convicted: Palestinian Child Prisoners – public meeting, Wed 18 April 2012, 6-8.30pm, NUT HQ, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9BD

Dear All
You may have heard of the submission of an important report to the UN Committee Against Torture by Defence for Children International – Palestine Section (DCI-P) exposing Israel’s systematic pattern of torture and ill treatment of children:
Detention Bulletin – Issue 27 – March 2012

“In this issue: 53% increase in number of children held in military detention since December 2011; 29% increase in number of 12 -15 year-olds in detention; New submission to the UN Committee Against Torture; Updated urgent appeal for children held in solitary confinement.”

On the subject, please spread the word and attend the Public meeting on
Wed 18 April 2012, 6-8.30pm, at
NUT HQ, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9BD

Bound, Blindfolded & Convicted: Palestinian Child Prisoners

Key speaker: Gerard Horton, DCI-P. He will report on the findings of DCI-P latest EU-funded report into the arrest, detention and treatment of Palestinian children by the Israeli authorities.

Other speakers:
• Betty Hunter, Honorary President, Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC)
• Kevin Courtney, DGS, National Union of Teachers (NUT)

Chair: Geoffrey Bindman, Bindman’s Solicitors

Organised by Action For Palestinian Children in conjunction with Defence for Children International – Palestine Section (DCI-P), the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) and the National Union of Teachers (NUT):

Please circulate this invitation to any of your contacts who would be interested.
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The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) aims to raise public awareness about the Israeli occupation and the struggle of the Palestinian people. PSC seeks to apply pressure on both the British and Israeli governments into bring their policies in line with international law. PSC is an independent, non-governmental and non-party political organisation with members from communities across the UK. Join PSC today!

Join: www.palestinecampaign.org/join
Donate: www.palestinecampaign.org/donate

Palestine Solidarity Campaign
Box BM PSA
London
WC1N 3XX

Tel:   020 7700 6192
Fax:  020 7609 7779

Email: info AT palestinecampaign.org
Web: www.palestinecampaign.org

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About Oban Concern for Palestine

. . . supporting people in Palestine and Israel who oppose the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Oban Concern for Palestine are a group of Argyll residents who share an interest in Palestine, a friendship with its people and a deep concern for their welfare. And, for the sake of Israel, we want to encourage the government of Israel to comply with international law. Oban Concern for Palestine believe that the oppression of the Palestinian people is a grave wrong, that the government of Israel is in violation of international law, and that we have a duty to speak up and do what we can to bring it to an end. We welcome new members and supporters. For more information, please contact obanconcern4palestine AT gmail DOT com • +44 7747 300 062 • Oban Concern for Palestine, c/o Stronchriach, Rowan Road, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5TY, UK
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