Israel detains 100 Palestinians in 2017

A human rights organization has reported that, since the beginning of 2017, Israel has detained 100 Palestinians including 18 minors and three women. The Palestinian Prisoner Society said that the Israeli arrests occurred between 1-5 January, noting that the occupation arrested six Palestinians early yesterday morning from Hebron, Tubas and Qalqilya.

In related developments, the Asra Media Office, a Palestinian prisoner rights advocacy group, stated that Israeli authorities have greatly escalated administrative detentions against Palestinian prisoners in 2016, specifically against those from Hebron.

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