The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested 1,319 Palestinians during January and February, including 274 children and 23 women and girls, a joint report said.
Palestinian Prisoners’ Society, Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association and the Prisoners’ Affairs Commission, issued a monthly report on Tuesday on the imprisonment of Palestinians in January and February 2018.
According to the report, Israeli forces arrested 381 Palestinians from occupied Jerusalem, 233 from Ramallah and al-Bireh, 140 from al-Khalil, 133 from Jenin, 118 from Bethlehem, 107 from Nablus, 59 from Tulkarem, 54 of Qalqilya, 23 from Tubas, 20 from Salfit, 21 from Jericho and 20 from Gaza Strip.
Since the beginning of 2018, Israel issued 169 administrative detention orders for imprisonment without charge or trial, including 52 new orders.
500 administrative detainees are currently held in Israeli jails, the report said.
The total number of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails is around 6,500, including 63 women, of whom six are minor girls. There are also 350 child prisoners.
(Source / 14.03.2018)