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Report by PA Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs reveals there are 4,900 Palestinian prisoners

“The Ministry of Prisoners’ Affairs published a comprehensive report on the prisoners’ situation… Palestinian Prisoners’ Day occurs on April 17 while approximately 4,900 prisoners and detainees still remain in prison… Among them are 235 children and 14 women. Female prisoner Lina Al-Jarbouni from the lands occupied in 1948 (i.e., Israel) who has been in prison since April 18, 2002 is the most veteran female prisoner…
In addition, according to the Ministry’s data there are 533 prisoners serving life sentences.”

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