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DCI/Palestine "encountered (no) single case where an adult in a position of authority, such as a soldier, doctor, judicial officer or prison staff, intervened on behalf of a child who was mistreated."
They comprise a small percent of the total, around 4% in 2008. Like others, female child prisoners are usually incarcerated in Israel with adults, in violation of international law prohibiting both practices.
One of many poignant images shows a teenage girl and the caption: "I am not a terrorist."
Another, on the Separation Wall, shows a young girl holding balloons on strings being lifted into the air to liberation.
Under Military Order 1591, Palestinians, including children, can be detained without charge or trial for renewable six-month periods that can last years.
Fourth Geneva's Article 42 and ICCPR's Article 4 permit them only if:
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