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Israeli 'special forces' storm prison cells in Rimon
Published Wednesday 19/02/2014 (updated) 20/02/2014 21:03
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RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli special forces stormed cells of Palestinian prisoners in Rimon prison on Wednesday morning and destroyed prisoners' belongings, according to the Palestinian Prisoners' Society.

The society said in a statement that Israeli forced carried out inspections following a raid in Ward 6. Palestinian prisoners were moved to Ward 1 and all prisoners were deprived of their daily break.

Rimon prison is located in the Negev desert and hosts a large number of Palestinian prisoners that Israeli authorities have imprisoned for reasons related to security.

Some 5,200 Palestinians were being held in Israeli jails as of October 2013, according to the Palestinian Authority's Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs. Another 1,280 are in Israeli prisons for being inside Israel without permits.

Under international law, it is illegal to transfer prisoners outside of the occupied territory in which they are detained, and the families of Palestinian prisoners' face many obstacles in obtaining permits to see their imprisoned relatives.
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