500 Palestinian workers detained in October

[ 30/10/2010 – 10:15 AM ]

 

RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Israeli occupation police and border guards detained 500 Palestinian workers in the current month of October including 20 women for working in 1948 occupied Palestine without permits.

A statement for the Palestinian trade union in the West Bank said that 20 of those workers were held in custody for interrogation while 50 were sentenced to 3 to 6 months in jail.

It added that heavy fines were leveled against the rest before deporting them back to the West Bank.

West Bank laborers seeking sustenance for their families venture into the 1948 occupied lands seeking jobs and are always harassed and persecuted by the Israeli security forces.

500 Palestinian workers detained in October.

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