On the eve of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, Palestinian rights groups issued a press release that provides information and statistics on the conditions of Palestinian prisoners by the Israeli occupation
The report stated that "since the outbreak of the Al-Aqsa Intifada on 28th September 2000, human rights organizations recorded around 100 thousand cases of arrest, including 15 thousand children below 18 years, 1,500 women and about 70 MP’s and ex-ministers.
Furthermore, the occupation authorities issued 27 thousand administrative detention orders including new arrests and renewal of existing orders.
The occupation authorities detain prisoners in 24 prisons and detention and interrogation centers.
The Israeli occupation authorities have intensified detention of Palestinians since October 2015, arresting over ten thousand people in the West Bank, mostly from Holy Jerusalem. One third of these detainees were children."