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413 Palestinians detained by Israel in November

49 minors and 7 women were among those arrested last month

Lubaba Zouqan   | 12.12.2020
413 Palestinians detained by Israel in November

RAMALLAH, Palestine 

Israeli forces rounded up 413 Palestinians in raids across the occupied West Bank in November, according to Palestinian NGOs on Saturday.

The highest number of the detentions were reported in Jerusalem with 157 Palestinians arrested, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)’s Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission, the Palestinian Prisoner Society, Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association and Wadi Hilweh Information Center said in a joint statement.

The NGOs said 49 minors and seven women were among those detained over the past month.

According to the statement, there are around 4,400 Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons, including 41 women, 170 minors and 380 held under Israel’s policy of administrative detention without charges of trials.

*Ahmed Asmar contributed to this report from Ankara

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