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378 Arab-Israelis arrested following protests

Israel has arrested 378 Palestinian protesters from Arab towns following the execution of Mohammed Abu Khdeir last week, police data has shown.

Of those arrested 122 detainees were from the Jerusalem area, including 28 minors. Charges were brought against 28 of them.

Some 63 teens were arrested in the Negev, including 11 under the age of 18, charges were brought against four.

In the north, the number of detainees reached 122, including 29 minors, with charges brought against 27 of them.

In the Sahel region, of Wadi Ara region, 81 Palestinians were detained, including nine minors, in addition to the seven other detainees who are still subject to various detention procedures.

According to Al-Adala Centre for Human Rights, more than 200 young people were arrested and released so for, while 128 remain in detention, including children.

The organisation said that 44 new detainees were brought to courts, 22 of which were arrested from their homes in the Negev late at night, not during the demonstrations, while 27 were released by the courts yesterday.

They added that the police had arrested seven young men today, one from Umm Al-Fahm, one from Laqiya and five from Majd Al-Krum. While the court released four detainees from Nazareth, with the prosecution announcing its intention to provide six indictments against detainees from Shefa-'Amr, two from Nazareth, and three detainees from Umm Al-Fahm.

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