Thu 13 Jun 2024 10:54 pm - Jerusalem Time

The release of (30) prisoners, the majority of whom are administrative detainees

On Thursday evening, the Israeli occupation forces released at least 30 prisoners from Ofer and Negev prisons, the majority of whom were administrative detainees.

The Prisoner's Club said, in a press statement, "Among those released is the prisoner Saed Abu Shanab from Tulkarm, after he spent 21 years in Israeli occupation prisons."

Three prisoners were also released from Jericho after spending six and a half years: Nashat Saad Shalalfa, Ishtian Jamal Shalalfa, and Mahdi Kamal Shalalfa.

The former Speaker of the Legislative Council, Aziz Dweik, the former Minister of Jerusalem, Khaled Abu Arafa, the journalist Thaer Al-Fakhouri, and other detainees who spent varying periods of time, were also released, knowing that the majority of them were former prisoners who spent years in the occupation’s prisons, and the occupation continued to target them through the policy of administrative detention.

The Prisoners' Club confirmed that the bodies to which the prisoners were released reflect some of the harsh and humiliating conditions of detention, including acts of torture, abuse and starvation, in addition to medical crimes that have escalated in an unprecedented manner since the start of the war of extermination against the Palestinian people in Gaza, pointing out that the majority Those released suffer from health problems, and some of them suffer from chronic health problems.

The Prisoner's Club pointed out that all the current policies and crimes carried out by the occupation against prisoners and detainees are fixed crimes, and the occupation has used them over many decades, but the only variable is the level and intensity of crimes.

According to the club, despite the limited release of dozens of detainees, the occupation continues its systematic and unprecedented arrest campaigns since the beginning of the war of genocide, which affected about 9,200 citizens in the West Bank, noting that the occupation recently escalated the re-arrest of dozens after... They were released within a short period of time, and most of them were transferred to administrative detention.


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The release of (30) prisoners, the majority of whom are administrative detainees