Israel detained 7,255 Palestinians from the West Bank since October 7th

RAMALLAH: The Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees' Affairs and the Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) said that the Israeli occupation forces detained about 7,255 Palestinian citizens from the West Bank since the beginning of the aggression against the Gaza Strip on October 7, 2023. The Commission and the PPS explained, in a press statement that the data related to detention cases includes those who were kept in detention by the occupation and those who were later released. They added that the occupation forces continue to implement systematic arrest campaigns, as one of the most prominent established policies that escalated in an unprecedented manner after October 7, not only in terms of the number of detainees, but also in terms of the crimes they committed. From yesterday evening until this morning, the occupation forces launched a massive arrest campaign that targeted at least 30 citizens from the West Bank, including two women, whom the occupation detained as hostages, one of them an elderly wo man, in addition to children and former prisoners. Source: Palestine News and Information Agency – WAFA