Administrative Detainees
Child prisoners
Female prisoners
Total Number of Political Prisoners

Commemorating the International Day of Education by Highlighting the Reality of the Right to Education for Palestinian Political Prisoners

As the world commemorates the International Day of Education, 24th January, Palestinian students are subjected to a systematic and ongoing targeting campaign, whether by the Israeli occupation or the Palestinian Authority.

Palestinian Students under Suspended Detention

The Israeli occupation authorities systematically and persistently target Palestinian university students for arbitrary arrest and detention. This practice, amounting to a form of collective punishment, violates Palestinian students’ rights to education and freedom of association, assembly, and expression, all protected under international legal standards. Each year, the Israeli occupation authorities viciously arrest and detain dozens of Palestinian students, often under the pretext of involvement with student groups deemed “illegal” under Israeli military orders.


Escalating Oppression: Israel’s Systematic Violations Intensify in Palestine Post-October 7, 2023

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