Saturday, August 1, 2009

Human rights report notes 200 arrests in Barta’ and 900 Palestinians in prison without family visits

01.08.09 - 12:09

PNN - Some 900 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails have been deprived of family visitation for over two years.

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights report for the week of 23 through 29 July also notes this week that Israeli forces arrested 200 workers from Barta’a Village which is isolated by the Wall.

A report by the Prisoners’ Society noted today that three Palestinians have just passed 17 years in Israeli prisons while Israeli forces arrested 312 Palestinians during month of July and 3,372 since beginning of the year.