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6,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons, 13 are PA Parliament members

Headline: “69 years after the Nakba (i.e., “the catastrophe,” the Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel), the occupation controls more than 85% of historical Palestine”

“According to the Central Bureau of Statistics… the number of prisoners in the occupation’s prisons and the Israeli detention centers currently stands at 6,500 prisoners, including 57 female prisoners - 13 of whom are minors, over 300 children, approximately 500 administrative detainees, 13 [PA] Parliament members, 20 prisoners who were arrested before the signing of the [1993] Oslo Accords, and 44 prisoners who have served over 20 years.”