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2012 reports

Children Affected by Armed Conflict, Israel and State of Palestine, Anuual  Bulletin 2012

In 2012, 50 Palestinian children were killed (40 boys and 10 girls) and 665 injured (640 boys and 25 girls) in the occupied Palestinian territory (West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza). 17 Israeli children were injured in Israel in incidents related to the armed conflict. These numbers mark a significant increase compared to 2011.

Children Affected by Armed Conflict Israel & the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) September 2012

A total of 23 Palestinian children were injured by Israeli Security Forces (ISF) during demonstrations or during military activities, 4 by Israeli settlers and 6 by UXOs (Israeli and Palestinian made). 83 per cent of child injuries were reported in the West Bank, and 17 per cent were reported in Gaza. 18 Palestinian children were injured by ISF during demonstrations against the Barrier or settlement expansion in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem. This included 8 boys injured by tear gas inhalation, 6 boys by rubber-coated metal bullets, 3 boys by tear gas canisters launched at them, and 1 boy by physical assault.

Children Affected by Armed Conflict Israel & the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) July 2012

In May and June 2012, four Palestinian children were reported killed (3 boys and 1 girl) and 190 Palestinian children were reported injured (184 boys and 6 girls). No Israeli children were reported killed or injured during this reporting period. This represents a significant increase in the number of Palestinian children injured compared to March and April 2012. In the first half of 2012, ten Palestinian children were killed and another 300 injured. No Israeli children were killed and one was injured.

Children Affected by Armed Conflict Israel & the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) May 2012

In March and April 2012, 6 Palestinian boys were reported killed and 84 Palestinian children were reported injured (82 boys and 2 girls). No Israeli children were reported killed and one Israeli girl was reported injured during the same reporting period. This represents a significant increase in the number of children killed and injured compared to the first two months of the year, when no Palestinian children were reported killed but 26 were reported injured, and no Israeli children were reported killed or injured.

Children Affected by Armed Conflict Israel & the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) March 2012

In the first two months of 2012, no Palestinian children were reported killed but 26 were reported injured ((22 boys and 4 girls). No Israeli children were reported killed or injured during the same period. This represents a decrease in the number of children killed and injured compared to the same period last year when three Palestinian children were killed and 61 Palestinian children injured. Seventy-seven per cent of the injuries reported took place in the West Bank, including fifteen per cent in East Jerusalem and fifteen per cent in Hebron Old City. Twenty-three per cent took place in Gaza.

 

 
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