IOF troops arrest 310 citizens in July including 32 minors

[ 04/08/2011 – 12:42 PM ]

GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested 310 citizens in the past month of July in 500 raids on various West Bank cities, villages, and refugee camps, the Palestinian ministry of prisoners in Gaza reported on Wednesday.

It noted that 50 citizens were detained in Al-Khalil, and 47 in Nablus, adding that they included an MP, 32 children, seven women, and 18 foreign solidarity activists.

The ministry pointed to the increasing arrest of women and children, adding that among the captured minors were 11 from occupied Jerusalem who were detained for throwing stones at settlers. The youngest was only 12 years old.

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