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Israel detains 19 Palestinians, including a 14-year-old boy

 

RAMALLAH, January 9, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli forces detained on Tuesday 19 Palestinians, including a 14-year-old boy, during wide-scale raids in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

It said the army detained Mohammad Samer Mansour, 14, from Ramallah, along with four from Arroub refugee camp, in the Hebron district, four others from Yaabad, in the district of Jenin, four from Nablus, two from Salfit, two from Jerusalem, one from Toubas and one from Bethlehem.

According to a statistic by Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association, the total number of Palestinian political prisoners is 6154, with 453 of them held in administrative detention without charge or trial, 311 minors and 59 women.

K.T./M.K.

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