Days of Palestine

Wednesday, May 31

Report: Israeli Occupation Forces Kidnapped 360 Palestinians Last June

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Days of Palestine – Ramallah

The Palestine Center for Prisoner Studies monitored and confirmed that the Israeli occupation authorities arrested (360) Palestinians, including 39 children and 12 women, during the month of June.

In a monthly report on Sunday, PCHR stated that the occupation continued its arrest campaigns targeting Palestinians, especially in the city of Jerusalem, during the past month, explaining that the number of arrests among Jerusalemites reached more than (150) cases.

From the Gaza Strip, the Israeli occupation forces arrested 15 civilians, including 8 fishermen, while the occupation arrested seven young men while they crossed the border fence in the south and north of the Strip. A number of them were released hours later, and others were referred to investigations in Ashkelon.

The director of the center, Riad Al-Ashkar, said that 39 cases of arrest of minors were monitored, and in a dangerous precedent, the occupation detained the child Hamoudi Mustafa Ammash, who is no more than two years old.

According to the report, the occupation arrested 12 women, most of them from Jerusalem.

Al-Ashqar indicated that the occupation courts issued, during the month of May, 153 administrative decisions, ranging from two to six months, including (58) new orders, and (95) renewal orders for other periods that reached the fifth time for some prisoners.

He stated that the number of administrative decisions has risen since the beginning of this year to more than (860) administrative decisions.

Al-Ashqar indicated that the prisoner, Raed Rayan (27 years), from the village of Beit Duqqu, northwest of the city.

Al-Ashqar revealed that the list of martyrs of the captive movement rose during the last month to 229 prisoners, after the martyrdom of the boy Muhammad Abdullah Hamed (16 years), from Silwad town in Ramallah, as a result of being shot and wounded by live bullets, and his arrest in a state of danger.