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Israel issues administrative detention orders against 62 prisoners in April


RAMALLAH, Monday, May 4, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli authorities issued in April administrative detention orders against 62 Palestinian prisoners currently held in Israeli jails.

The Prisoners Affairs Commission announced in a press release that Israeli authorities issued new and renewed administrative detention orders for 62 prisoners currently in Israeli jails.

Administrative detention is the imprisonment of Palestinians without charge or trial at orders from a military commander and on the basis of secret evidence. The order normally goes for six-month periods, indefinitely renewable by Israeli military authorities.

K.T./ K.F.

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