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Since start of year, Israeli forces detained 170 Palestinians in Jericho, more than 100 from Aqbat Jabr refugee camp

RAMALLAH, Monday, May 29, 2023 (WAFA) – The Israeli occupation forces detained some 170 Palestinians in Jericho, east of the West Bank, since the start of this year, more than 100 of them were from Aqbat Jabr refugee camp, today said the Palestinian Prison’s Society (PPS).

It said during the raids at the refugee camp in particular, the army committed extrajudicial executions, and systematic abuse of the detainees and their families, and caused heavy destruction to homes broken into by soldiers.

The PPS said 22 minors less than 18 years of age were among those detained in Aqbat Jabr refugee camp, three of them were among 15 detainees later placed under administrative detention for various periods of time.


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