The October 7 war has led to increased violations of Palestinian children’s rights in Jerusalem and across the oPT, and defending them has become more challenging.
Under the radar, Palestinian Jerusalemites are also feeling the brunt of Israel’s fury in the wake of October 7. A community at risk takes stock.
A Palestinian human rights activist in Jerusalem describes the dangerous spike in Israeli violations of Palestinian rights there since Israel declared war on Gaza on October 7.
Yet another newly passed “emergency” law allows Israeli police to search Palestinians’ phones and arrest them on charges of hate speech or incitement.
While Israel bombs Gaza, Palestinian Jerusalemites find that travel within the city is unpredictable and risky, and their social media can be used to detain them.