Israel: Gaza

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 29th March 2017.

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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel regarding the detention since 2005 of 18 Palestinian residents of Gaza under the Internment of Unlawful Combatants Law.

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We have not made any representations to the Israeli authorities on this specific issue.

However, we have raised our broader concerns with the Israeli authorities on many occasions over the treatment of Palestinian detainees and the extensive use of administrative detention, including at Foreign Minister, Attorney General, and National Security Adviser levels.

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