Please join our brothers and sisters Jewish Voices for Peace Health Advisory Council for an in-depth webinar and discussion on Palestinian children in Israeli detention with Brad Parker from Defense of Children International
|Date:||Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019|
|Time:||5:00–6:00 pm, PST
8:00–9:00 pm, EST
|Information:||Event information here →|
Brad Parker will be speaking about the ill-treatment and violations Palestinian child detainees experience; the impact of those violations on children, families, and communities; and then touch on the congressional advocacy work, including drafting and getting HR 4391 introduced in the last Congress as well as current efforts in the 116th Congress.
Brad Parker is a Senior Adviser, Policy and Advocacy, at Defense for Children International – Palestine. He specializes in issues of juvenile justice and grave violations against children during armed conflict, and leads DCIP’s legal advocacy efforts on Palestinian children’s rights. Parker regularly writes and speaks on the situation of Palestinian children, particularly issues involving detention, ill-treatment and torture of child detainees within the Israeli military detention system, and violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law. He leads DCIP’s US Program and is a co-leader of the No Way to Treat a Child campaign in the United States and Canada. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont and received his JD from the City University of New York School of Law.