Jan 02 2018
Israeli occupation forces abducted 6,500 Palestinians in 2017, including 1,600 children, 170 women and 185 patients, Palestinian Prisoners Club (PPC) said on Monday.
In a report, the PPC said that the Israeli occupation abducted 4,382 Palestinians from the occupied West Bank, including 1,400 from Al-Khalil alone.
The report noted that the Israeli occupation forces abducted 2,000 Palestinian from the occupied Jerusalem and 118 from the Gaza Strip.
Among the Palestinian abducted, the PPC said, there were 13 Palestinian parliamentarians and 14 academics, including professors with international reputations.
In addition, the PPC said that the Israeli occupation authorities issued 1,086 administrative detention orders –form of illegal detention where the detainee is not entitled to know the reason for his imprisonment.
The PPC also said that 1,500 among them were former prisoners, tens of them spent decades inside the Israeli prisons.
Meanwhile, an Israeli court accused last month the Israeli security services of arresting Palestinians over false accusations and press them to give false confessions.
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