Middle East: One small democratic Israel !
“Since the beginning of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories in 1967, over 650,000 Palestinians have been detained by Israel. This forms approximately 20% of the total Palestinian population in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT).” Palestine Monitor
Source: Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Addameer Monthly Detention Report: "As of 1 September 2012, there were 4,606 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons and detention centers, including 212 administrative detainees, 7 women and 194 children." (September 1, 2012)