[Pnews] Israeli Occupation has arrested 80 thousand Palestinians since Al-Aqsa Intifada
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Fri Sep 27 17:32:32 EDT 2013
*Report: occupation has arrested 80 thousand Palestinians since Al-Aqsa
[ 27/09/2013 - 09:23 PM ]
WEST BANK, (PIC)-- A Palestinian official report stated that the Israeli
forces arrested tens of thousands of Palestinians during the last
thirteen years that followed the Al-Aqsa Intifada of September 2000.
The Department of Statistics in the Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs said
in a report released on Friday, "since the beginning of the second
Intifada in September 28, 2000 and until today, the Israeli occupation
forces have arrested about 80 thousand Palestinians."
The report pointed out that among those arrested during the mentioned
period are nearly 9,500 Palestinian children under the age of eighteen,
about 60 MPs and former ministers, and more than 950 women, in addition
to hundreds of wounded, patients, journalists, academics and leaders.
It noted that the Israeli military courts have sentenced, since the
start of the Aqsa Intifada, nearly 24 thousand Palestinians to
administrative detention; without clear charges.
The Department of Statistics added that the occupation has continued to
detain about 5,200 Palestinian prisoners in 17 jails and detention
center, including 13 MPs, 146 administrative detainees, 220 children and
13 women, all of them have been subjected to different forms of physical
and psychological torture.
The report stated that 81 prisoners were killed in the Israeli jails
during the past thirteen years, as a result of torture or the deliberate
killing, not to mention the policy of medical neglect adopted against
It also stated that the occupation has deported 290 Palestinians from
the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem to either the Gaza Strip or outside
the Palestinian territories.
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