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34 of the Palestinian Legislative Council in Israeli Jails

34 Members of the Palestinian Legislative Council currently held in Israeli jails

Israeli occupation forces have carried last week another arrest campaign against members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) in the occupied West Bank, raising the Palestinian MPLC’s number held in Israeli jails to 34 MPLCs. 12 MPLCs and 2 ministers were also detained mid-June including the speaker the council Dr Aziz Dweik.

Since Thursday evening, 12th June 2014, Israeli occupation forces carried out a large-scale arrest campaign in the West Bank targeting Palestinian former ministers, Members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (MPLC), university lecturers and students together with civilian women and children.

List of detained and convicted MPLCs:

1. Marwan Barghouti, sentenced to five life terms imprisonment.

2. Ahmed Saadat, sentenced to 30 years imprisonment.

3. Ahmad Attoun, from Jerusalem.

MPLCs held administratively in Israeli jails:

4. Dr. Mahmoud Ramahi

5. Abdel Jaber Fuqaha

6. Mohammed Jamal Natshe

7. Hatem Kufaisheh

8. Nizar Ramadan

9. Mohammed Badr

10. Mohammed Abu Tair

11. Yasser Mansour

MPLCs who were detained during Israeli arrest campaign since mid-June:

12. Dr. Aziz Dweik, speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council

13. Hasan Yousef

14. Ahmed Totah

15. Fadel Hamdan

16. Abdul Rahman Zeidan

17. Ibrahim Abu Salem

18. Hosni Borini

19. Azzam Salhab

20. Samir Kadi

21. Ayman Daraghmeh

22. Ahmed Mubarak

23. Ahmad Haj Ali

24. Mohamed al-Tal

25. Dr. Omar Abdel Razek,

26. Khaled Said

27. Ibrahim Dahbour

28. Dawoud Abu Sir

29. Fathi Qaraawi

30. Riyad Raddad

31. Fadel Hamdan

32. Riad Omla

33. Mohammed Abu Jehich

34. Nayef Al-Rajoub


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