15 Palestinian Prisoners Held in Solitary Confinement for 3 Months by the Occupation

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RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Fifteen Palestinian prisoners being held in solitary confinement reached their third month there, prisoners said on Saturday.The fifteen prisoners are being held in solitary confinement after they were moved from the Jalbou and Shatta prisons on June 12 as punishment for “attempts to dig tunnels,” prisoners told the a lawyer from the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society.

Since then, the prisoners have been kept in solitary confinement at the Gilboa, HaSharon, Ayalon, and Nafha prisons.

Prisoners at Nafha prison, meanwhile, said that raids into prisoners’ cells at the facility have been increasing.

Prisoners at Nafha said that “repression units” raided a room overnight, using weapons to assault prisoners and handcuff them with plastic cuffs.

Around 5,500 Palestinians are currently being held in Israeli prisons, including hundreds without charge or trial.

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