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6,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons (as of December 2014)

“Abd Al-Nasser Farwaneh, Head of the Statistics Department of the Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs … said that since last June 12 [2013], over 4,000 arrests were recorded, bringing the current number of prisoners and detainees to approximately 6,500… He noted that 478 prisoners were serving one or multiple life sentences…”