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Israel issues 37 administrative detention orders against Palestinians

July 19, 2018 2:58 P.M. (Updated: July 26, 2018 12:07 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- The Israeli authorities placed 37 Palestinian prisoners under administrative detention since the beginning of June, according to the Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS).

PPS confirmed that the 37 Palestinian prisoners sentenced to administrative detention since June are serving a renewable sentence period between four and six months.

Fifteen of the prisoners have already spent months and years under administrative detention in Israeli prisons.

According to Palestinian prisoners rights group Addameer, there were 83 administrative detention orders issued in May by the Israeli authorities. Of the 83 orders, 36 were new, while the rest were renewals.

Addameer reported that as of June, there are 5,900 Palestinians currently being held in Israeli prisons, of which 291 are child prisoners, 49 of them are under the age of 16, and 60 are female prisoners.

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