REPORT: 590 PALESTINIANS ARRESTED BY ISRAEL LAST MONTH
The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped and detained during last January 590 Palestinian citizens in the West Bank, Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.
This came in a report released on Sunday by the Palestinian commission for detainee’s affairs, the Palestinian Prisoner Society, al-Mizan Center for Human Rights and Addameer Association for Prisoner Support and Human Rights.
156 of those detainees and prisoners were from Occupied Jerusalem and 13 from the Gaza Strip, according to their report.
128 children, 14 women and girls, one lawmaker and one journalist were among those arrested in the reporting month.
The report noted that the Israeli security authorities issued 91 administrative detention (imprisonment without indictment or trial) orders against detainees, 29 of those orders were handed down for the first time.
There are about 7,000 Palestinian prisoners and detainees in Israel’s jails, including 51 women, 300 children, 600 administrative internees and 21 journalists.
In their report, the Palestinian institutions appealed to international human rights groups and the world’s free people to seriously move to expose Israel’s violations against the Palestinian prisoners in its jails and protect their rights.
(Source / 07.02.2017)