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  Tevet 20, 5778 , 07/01/18

PA: 6,500 security prisoners imprisoned in Israel

Israel holds more than 250 bodies of Palestinian Authority terrorists killed in action, according to data released on Sunday by the PA institution responsible for prisoners and freed prisoners. The organization is accusing Israel of collective punishment and of violating international law for not transferring the bodies to families.

At the end of 2017, 6,500 Palestinian security prisoners were held in Israeli jails, including 350 minors (9 girls), 58 women, 11 members of the PA Parliament and 22 journalists. 450 of them were detained under administrative order. 84.8 percent of the prisoners came from Judea and Samaria, 10 percent from the Jerusalem area and 5.2 percent from Gaza.

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