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Israel issues 35 administrative detentions in two weeks

Image of Israeli security forces (İssam Rimawi - Anadolu Agency )
Image of Israeli security forces (İssam Rimawi - Anadolu Agency )

Israel has issued 35 administrative detention orders against Palestinian prisoners, including one woman, within the last two weeks.

Image of Ihsan Al-Dababseh, [file photo]

Image of Ihsan Al-Dababseh

The Palestinian Prisoner's Club said in a press statement that the orders were served to prisoners from across the occupied West Bank cities, including 11 to Palestinians from Bethlehem, eight to those from Hebron, six in Jenin and five in Ramallah.

It added that the orders were issued against first-time detainees as well as those who have been previously detailed.

Read: Israeli forces detain Palestinian women and children

 Ihsan Al-Dababseh, a lady from Hebron, was handed a six month administrative detention order after she was re-detained on 27 February .

According to Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, as of January, 6,500 Palestinians were being held in Israeli prisons, 536 under administrative detention.

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