RAMALLAH, Thursday, July 7, 2022 (WAFA) – The Israeli occupation authorities detained 464 Palestinians in June, including 70 minors and 18 women, and 3873 Palestinians since the start of the year, today said Palestinian prisoners’ advocacy groups.
The Prisoners Affairs Commission, the Prisoner Society, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, and Wadi Hilweh Information Center said in their joint monthly report on Israeli detention of Palestinians that 159 of those detained in June and 1896 since the start of the year were from occupied East Jerusalem, and 15 detained in June and 64 since the start of the year were from the Gaza Strip.
They also said that Israel issued 153 administrative detention orders against Palestinians in June, including 58 new orders and 95 renewal of existing ones, and 862 orders since the start of the year, including 398 new ones.
The advocacy groups said a total of 4650 Palestinian freedom fighters are currently incarcerated in Israel for their resistance of the Israeli occupation, among them 30 women and 180 minors, in addition to around 650 held in administrative detention without charge or trial.
They said there are also hundreds of ill prisoners, 23 of them are suffering from various levels of cancer.