Film Premiere: Caging Childhood Nov 20

Event Dates: 

Saturday, Nov. 20: 

Film Premiere: Caging Childhood

12 noon CT

Israeli soldiers knelt on top of 16-year-old Osama while holding him at gunpoint, arrested 17-year-old Qusai in his home at three in the morning, and forced 17-year-old Islam to sleep outside in the cold overnight. Israeli authorities detained the three boys for periods ranging from seven days to a year and a half. Caging Childhood: Palestinian Children in Israel’s Military Detention System is a short documentary that shares the stories of three Palestinian children in the occupied West Bank and their experiences being detained, interrogated, prosecuted, and imprisoned in the Israeli military detention system.


Caging Childhood was produced by Defense for Children International - Palestine, one of six organizations just banned as "terrorists" by Israel.

Please join us for a virtual screening and panel discussion on Zoom. With Panelests Manar Al-Amleh, International Advocacy Officer at Defense for Children International - Palestine (DCIP); Brad Parker, who.leads DCIP’s legal advocacy efforts on Palestinian children’s rights; and Zeina Ashrawi Hutchison, a Palestinian-American rights activist and grassroots community organizer.


More information and registration link here.



*Madison/Rafah Sister City Project
Contact: Barb Olson
Address: PO Box 5214, Madison, WI 53705