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A joint report issued by the Prisoners’ and Ex-Prisoners’ Committee, the Palestinian Prisoners Society, Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights, and Ad-Dameer Institution for Human Rights documented the arrest of 554 Palestinians during October.

The report kept record of the arrest of 261 Palestinians, including 91 children, in Occupied Jerusalem, 60 in Al-Khalil, and 54 in Nablus, 48 in Bethlehem, and 30 in Jenin.

The IOF also arrested 27 Palestinians in Ramallah and Al-Bireh, 26 in Tulkarem, 23 in Qalqilya, nine in Tubas, eight in Jericho, and four in Salfit.

The number of Gazans arrested by the IOF in October was estimated at four.

According to the report, 7,000 Palestinians are locked up in Israeli jails, among whom 64 female detainees, including 13 minor girls. The number of children in Israeli Megiddo and Ofer penitentiaries has hit 400 while the number of administrative detainees has gone up to 700 during the same period.