|code: 338053||Date: 2012/08/19 - 22:34||source: Agencies|
Report: 4550 Palestinians, Including 220 Children, Imprisoned by “Israel”
(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - Farawna told Ma'an News agency that the army conducts invasions and arrests on a daily basis, and added that soldiers usually kidnap around 10 Palestinians a day.
Farawna said that 220 children are currently imprisoned by "Israel" and facing ongoing violations, in addition to being subject to harsh treatment and torture during interrogation, similar to what adult detainees face during interrogation.
250 Palestinians are currently imprisoned under administrative detention orders, without charges or trial.
The researcher further stated that dozens of detainees, from different Arab countries mainly Jordan, Syria and Egypt, are still imprisoned by "Israel".
He stated that 537 detainees were sentenced to at least one life-term, and that there are 113 detainees who have been imprisoned since before the establishment of the Palestinian National Authority in 1994; those detainees have been sentenced to at least 20 years, including 85 detainees who have been sentenced to life in prison, and 28 detainees who have been sentenced to 20-40 years. 22 detainees have been imprisoned for more than 25 years, including the long-serving detainee Karim Younis, from an Ar'ara village in the 1948 territories; he was taken prisoner on January 1983.