Palestinians held without trial to boycott Israeli courts: official

Palestinians held without trial under a controversial Israeli policy are to begin a boycott of the country's military courts, the head of prisoners' affairs for the Palestinian Authority said Tuesday."Prisoners held on administrative detention in Zionist jails decided to boycott Israeli courts in a final and unprecedented manner... to protest this unjust policy," Issa Qaraqe told a press conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah.Israel currently holds around 500 Palestinians under its administrative detention policy, which allows imprisonment without trial for six-month periods, renewable indefinitely.When their terms are being...

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By: France 24 - Tuesday, 13 February

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