Nablus / Amin Abu Wardeh – Hundreds of Palestinians have become the captives of Israeli forces during the current military operation in the Gaza Strip.
Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset and head of the parliamentary assembly, Dr. Jamal Zahalka, said Friday that the detainees were moved to a military camp northwest of the Israeli city of Beerseba.
Ehud Olmert, the Israeli Defense Minister, established the detention camp last Sunday.
When PNN first reported the story last week there were approximately 500 Palestinians in four detention camps throughout the Strip, however they have now been moved outside.
Zahalka noted that "most of the detainees are civilians, according to Israeli law.” He said, “The detainees from the Gaza Strip were not considered prisoners of war because they are not part of the regular army.” When the Israeli administration withdrew its set
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