Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Palestinian prisoners in detetion by U.S. occupation forces in Iraq

The Palestinian newspaper al-Hourriah has released a report with 17 names of Palestinians, identified as prisoners held by the U.S. occupation authorities in Iraq. The majority of the seventeen are held at the Boca prison near Basrah, whilst the location of others in unknown. Overall, it has been difficult for Palestinian organizations to assess the human rights violations against the Palestinian community in Iraq due to the prevailing situation there.

The newspaper has also released a list of names of Palestinians held by Iraqi authorities.

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