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Symbolic funeral held in Nablus as Israel withholds bodies of slain Palestinians

A symbolic funeral procession was held in Nablus to mourn Palestinians killed by Israeli forces, highlighting decades of body withholding. By May 2023, Israeli forces reportedly withheld 125 Palestinian bodies including 13 deceased detainees, according to OHCHR. Israel has primarily used the bodies as 'bargaining chips' in negotiations.

August 29, 2023 at 2:40 pm