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Israeli military converts Gaza stadium into mass detention camp

Israeli forces have transformed a stadium in Gaza into a large-scale detention facility. Footage of stripped Palestinian men and children can be seen surrounded by Israeli tanks. Ramy Abdu, chairman of Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor, says the organisation has corroborated allegations of field executions carried out by Israeli troops on civilians after forcibly removing them from displacement centres and stripping them.

December 26, 2023 at 2:19 pm

Israeli occupation forces have detained dozens of Palestinian civilians in Gaza, including elderly people and children, and gathered them half-naked in a stadium, according to photos and video clips circulated on social media on Monday.

In the videos the detainees, including children as young as nine years old, appear wearing only their underwear, while walking at gunpoint in Gaza’s desert- like extreme winter conditions around the stadium.

Earlier this month, similar videos were published by Israeli websites showing the occupation forces disappearing displaced young men and boys from a displacement centre in Gaza after stripping them and leaving them to sit in the cold for some time.

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