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Ministry: 132 Palestinians detained for over 20 years

Feb. 21, 2011 9:32 P.M. (Updated: Feb. 21, 2011 9:32 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma’an) -- The Detainees’ Ministry in the Gaza Strip said Monday that more than 132 Palestinian prisoners have spent over 20 years in Israeli jails.

Detainees Abdullah Judeh and Jihad Abdul Hadi entered their 21st year in prison on Monday, the ministry said.

Judeh, 43, from Ramallah, was sentenced to life in prison accused of involvement in attacks against Israel.

Hadi, 43, from Aqraba village in Nablus, is serving a 25-year sentence accused of affiliation with Hamas and opposing the occupation, a ministry statement said.

The ministry added that Abir Issa Atef, 33, marked her 11th year in Israeli detention on Monday. She is from Dura near Hebron, and sentenced to 16 years detention.

She was severely beaten during investigations at Talmond prison and her sight was damaged, the ministry said, adding that she suffers chronic headaches and backache.

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