56 Palestinian women languish in Israeli jails

At least 56 Palestinian women are currently languishing in Israeli jails, a local Palestinian NGO said. “Israeli authorities are holding 56 Palestinian women, including 12 minors in Hasharon and Damon prisons. The Palestinian Prisoners Society said in a statement marking the International Women’s Day that a number of jailed Palestinian women were suffering from diseases and needed to be transferred to hospitals. “The prisoners are also deprived of family visits,” the statement said.
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