Ask your MP to stand up for the rights of Palestinian children

Israel holds over 6,000 Palestinians as political prisoners. Over 200 of them are children below the age of 18.

Richard Burden MP has tabled an Early Day Motion calling on the UK Government to pressure Israel to end the widespread and systemic human rights violations suffered by Palestinian children in Israeli military custody.

Take action! Email your MP and ask them to sign the EDM, and to support the call for the UK Government to call Israel to account over its violations.

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