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How Israel justifies increased arrest rate of Palestinians

The number of Palestinians in Israeli jails has increased as detainees are accused of incitement against Israel on social media.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — At the onset of 2016, the number of Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons increased significantly, specifically those detained for social media posts. This is the latest Israeli strategy against Palestinians to halt the uprising.

In the last three months of 2015, 130 Palestinians were arrested on the grounds of inciting violence on Facebook, while in March 2016, 148 Palestinians were arrested for the same reason.

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