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Israel: Palestinians

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL344, tabled on 8 June 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have held with the government of Israel concerning the number of children killed and injured in the West Bank and Gaza, in the light of the current UN debate on Israel’s inclusion on the list of countries which violate children’s rights.

Answered on

17 June 2015

Officials from our Embassy in Tel Aviv regularly raise the issue of excessive use of force with the Israeli government and security figures including on cases of children injured and killed. Officials last raised issues surrounding the welfare of Palestinian children with the Israeli Ministry of Justice on 2 June.

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