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PA publishes 2021 statistics on Palestinian prisoners and terrorists held in Israeli prisons

Headline: “The prisoners’ institutions: The occupation arrested approximately 8,000 civilians during 2021”



“The prisoners’ institutions and human rights institutions… noted in their joint annual report for 2021, which was published yesterday, Friday [Dec. 31, 2021], that by the end of December 2021 the number of prisoners imprisoned in the occupation’s prisons reached approximately 4,600 prisoners, including 34 female prisoners with a female minor among them. This was while the number of minor children imprisoned in the occupation’s prisons stood at approximately 160, the number of administrative detainees at approximately 500, and the number of prisoners from the last session of the [PA] Parliament (Legislative Council) at nine…

The number of prisoners who are serving a life sentence reached 547 prisoners, while the one with the highest sentence among them is prisoner Abdallah Barghouti (i.e., terrorist, responsible for the murder of 67 people) who is serving 67 life sentences, and among them are four prisoners who were sentenced to life during 2021…

With the end of 2021, the number of prisoners who have served more than 20 years of imprisonment rose to 112 prisoners, including 35 who have served more than 25 years, 12 who have served more than 30 years, and eight who have served more than 35 years.”



Abdallah Barghouti - Palestinian terrorist who prepared explosives for terror attacks in which 67 people were murdered: Sbarro restaurant in Jerusalem, Aug. 9, 2001 - 15 murdered; triple attack at Ben Yehuda pedestrian mall, Jerusalem, Dec. 1, 2001 - 11 murdered; Moment Café, Jerusalem, March 9, 2002 - 11 murdered; Sheffield Club, Rishon LeZion, May 7, 2002 - 15 murdered; Hebrew University, Jerusalem, July 31, 2002 - 9 murdered; Bus 4 in Tel Aviv, Sept. 19, 2002 - 6 murdered. Barghouti is serving 67 life sentences.