The Commission for Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs said that the number of Palestinian women who have been detained since 1967 has reached about 17,000.
The Prisoners Authority released a fact sheet and data, through which it sheds light on the suffering of Palestinian female prisoners in the occupation prisons, on the eve of the National Day of Palestinian Women, which falls on October 26 of each year.
The total number of Palestinian prisoners reached 4,700, while The number of female prisoners is currently 30, including two female prisoners under administrative detention: Shurooq Al-Badan from Bethlehem governorate, and Bushra Al-Taweel from Ramallah governorate.
17 female prisoners had been sentenced, the most senior of whom were the two female prisoners, Shorouk Dwaiyat, and Shatila Abu Ayyad (16 years old), and the two female prisoners, Aisha Al Afghani and Maysoon Al Jabali (15 years).
There are 6 wounded prisoners, the most critcal case among Palestinian prisoners inside Israeli jails, is the case of the prisoner Esraa Jaabis from Jerusalem who is sentenced to 11 years.
The female prisoners face detention conditions and harsh living conditions inside the “Damoon” detention camp. The cameras are still there in Al-Fura place, in addition to being thrown into very bad rooms with high humidity.
The occupation forces deprive them of receiving treatment due to medical negligence and deliberate neglect of their illnesses, and deprive their families to visit them.
The Commission stated that during the current year, Palestinian institutions decided to organize activities of this National Day, starting today, Monday, October 24, where popular demonstrations in support of the role of women will be organized in city centers and the governorates of the Palestine.