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Israeli forces detain 18 Palestinians from Jerusalem, West Bank


RAMALLAH, September 18, 2017 9WAFA) – Israeli forces Monday detained 18 Palestinians during raids in several areas of the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

The PPS said in a statement that Israeli forces detained seven youths from Jerusalem, five from the Ramallah-area village of Kobar and six from the Tulkarm district.

According to statistics by Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association, the total number of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons is 6,297 as of August 2017 with 465 of them being administrative detainees, 300 minors and 65 females.


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