Report: Israel Detains Over 900 Palestinians in November 2015

RAMALLAH, November 30, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli army forces detained more than 900 Palestinians during November 2015, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Club (PPC).


In a report released Monday, PPC addressed the most prominent incidents, statistics and violations in relation to Palestinian prisoners during November, 2015.


Israel detained 914 Palestinians during November, including 29 young girls and a woman, 40% of which are children, bringing the number of detainees since the beginning of the recent unrest early October to roughly 2,500 detainees.


PPC said Israel detained 280 Palestinians from Hebron, 250 from Jerusalem, 100 from Nablus, 70 from Ramallah, al-Bireh and Bethlehem, 50 from Qalqilya, 45 from Jenin, 24 from Tulkarem, 20 from Jericho and five from Tubas.


PPC added that the number of administrative detainees increased to reach 630 prisoners including Georgin Qadah from Ramallah and Asma Hamdan from Nazareth in addition to 30 prisoners from Jerusalem.


Israel detained 400 minors, under the age of 18, including four girls who were locked up in several prisons including Ofer, Hasharon, Megiddo and Hazafon.


The number of female prisoners reached 39 including 32 in Hashron, four of which are minors including: Jehan Eriqat, 17, Istabraq Nour, 15, Marah Bakir, 16 and Nourhan Awad, 14.


The number of prisoners in Ramla prison clinic reached 23 prisoners. In October 2015, Israel detained six injured Palestinians who are still detained in hospitals, including: Ali Alqam, 11, from Jerusalem, Nourhan Awad, 14, from Qalandia refugee camp, Azzam al-Shalalda from Hebron, Hilwa Hamamra from Bethlehem, Hamada Atawna from Jericho and Azmi Nefa’ from Jenin.