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8000 Palestinians arrested since the outbreak of Jerusalem Intifada

RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) intensified since the outbreak of Jerusalem Intifada in early October 2015 arrest campaigns across the occupied territories, rights group revealed. Palestine Center for Prisoners Studies revealed that 8,000 arrests were reported since last October including 2,155 minors, 270 women, and 250 online activists. The center pointed out that most of the detainees were subjected to severe torture and ill-treatment in Israeli jails and detention centers. 1,773 administrative detention orders were also issued during the reported period, the report added. 40 female minors and four Palestinian MPs were also among the documented arrests. During the reported period, 110 old men over the age of 60, 23 academics, 190 people with special needs, and 79 journalists were detained. The center said that two Palestinian prisoners died in Israeli jails due to the Israeli deliberate medical negligence.

(Source / 28.09.2016)

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