Israel detained 509 Palestinians in March

Israeli forces detained 509 Palestinians across the occupied Palestinian territory during the month of March, prisoners’ rights organizations said in a joint report on Sunday. A report — written by the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS), the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, al-Mezan Center for Human Rights, and Addameer — said that the detainees included 75 male teenagers, 11 women, two teenage girls, five journalists, and one Palestinian lawmaker. At least six Palestinian MPs were detained in March.

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