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PPS: Israel detained 80 Palestinians from Hebron district in September

Oct. 7, 2018 4:10 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 9, 2018 1:32 P.M.)
HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) released a statistics report on detention campaigns carried out by Israeli forces throughout September, during which 80 Palestinians were detained from the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron.

According to the report, Israeli authorities issued 24 new administrative detention orders against Palestinians from the Hebron district and renewed 13 administrative detention orders against Palestinians currently held in Israeli detention.

The report confirmed that Israeli forces detained 15 Palestinians, who suffer from various diseases, and wounded one Palestinian while detaining him from the Hebron district.

The report said that three women were among the detainees, however, two of them were later released.

The report added that dozens of Palestinian children and students, whether attending high school or university, were detained by Israeli forces during September.

PPS stressed that the Hebron district was subjected to a wide campaign of detentions by Israeli forces and that raids carried out during the detentions, which include damaging and destroying personal belongings and homes, were deliberate.

PPS called upon human rights organizations to reveal the extent of the organized crime committed by Israeli forces against the Palestinian residents of Hebron district.

According to Palestinian prisoners rights group Addameer, as of September, there are 5,781 Palestinians being held in Israeli prisons, of whom 65 are female prisoners, and 270 are child prisoners, 50 of who are under the age of 16.
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