Israel holds some 4,650 Palestinians, including 200 children, 40 women, and 520 administra...

Infographic: How many Palestinians are imprisoned by Israel? – Al Jazeera English

Israel holds some 4,650 Palestinians, including 200 children, 40 women, and 520 administrative detainees, in prisons.Six Palestinian prisoners broke out of Gilboa jail, a maximum-security prison about 4km (2.5 miles) from the boundary with the occupied West Bank, on September 6. The men tunnelled their way through a hole beneath the sink in their cell that they had been digging for months. Israeli authorities discovered the prisoners’ escape at about 3:30am. Police, soldiers, and agents from Israel’s Shin Bet agency joined the search, deployed sniffer dogs, and set up checkpoints in the surrounding areas. As of Saturday, September 11, the …

 

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