imprisonment and torture
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1967 to 1988 more than 600,000
Palestinians have been held in Israeli jail
for periods ranging from one week to life.
During the first intifada
(1987-1994), Israel arrested some 175,000
According to the Israeli
Human Rights Organization B’tselem, 2,755
Palestinians were by 3 October 2002 detained
or imprisoned by IDF and 1,306 were detained
or imprisoned by Israeli Prisons Service
(does not include Palestinians held by
Israel Police Force).
According to B’Tselem some
85% of Palestinian detainees have been
tortured during interrogation.
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