[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 
the patients.

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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