450 Palestinians arrested in November

450 Palestinians arrested in November

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The Gaza Post|The News of Palestine- West Bank

A total 450 Palestinian were arrested by the Israeli regime in November according to The Palestinian Prisoners Center for studies(PPCS).

PPCS spokesman Riyad al-Ashqar said on Friday that 80 underage children and 22 women were among those Palestinians taken into custody last month.

Most of the detentions took place in Jerusalem al-Quds with about 150 cases, he added.

Ashqar also stressed that the number of Palestinians sentenced to life had increased significantly in November and reached a record high of 509 people.

Almost 6,280 Palestinians are currently being held in Israeli jails, 465 of them under the controversial administrative detention, according to figures provided by the Palestinian prisoners’ rights group Addameer.

Palestinian detainees have continuously resorted to open-ended hunger strikes to voice their outrage at the administrative detention, which is a form of imprisonment without trial or charge that allows Israel to incarcerate Palestinians for up to six months.

Palestinian prisoners complain that they have been subjected to assault and torture at Israeli prisons.


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