Laura Delle Paine / France 2013 / 54 mins
Dheisheh refugee camp on the West Bank is home to over 13,000 people, who live in just 1.5 square kilometres of land. Eleven year old Tamer is one of them. Like all the children from the camp, Tamer dreams of liberating his country, and plays at being a member of the resistance. His father, Nader, a former fighter, tries to protect his son from the dangers of life under Israeli occupation. But he also wants to help him fulfil his dream of seeing the sea.
‘Stone Cold Justice’
Gabi Weber / Australia 2014 / 45mins
The Israeli army is both respected and feared as a fighting force. But now the country’s military is facing a backlash at home and abroad for its treatment of children in the occupied territory of the West Bank.
A joint investigation by Four Corners and The Australian newspaper reveals evidence that shows the army is targeting Palestinian boys for arrest and detention. Reporter John Lyons travels to the West Bank to hear the stories of children who claim they have been taken into custody, ruthlessly questioned and then allegedly forced to sign confessions before being taken to court for sentencing.
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