The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights Condemns the Detention of PLC Member Mona Mansour from the pro-hamas Change and Reform Party. The PCHR views the detention as “a continuation of IOF policy targeting elected PLC members, which has been occurring since January 2006”.
Read: PCHR, “PCHR Condemns the Detention of PLC Member Mona Mansour,” 24 July 2008, http://www.pchrgaza.org/files/PressR/English/2008/68-2008.html.
Mansour was detained by Israel on 21 July.
Read: Reuters Alertnet, “Israeli forces detain Hamas lawmaker, businessmen,” 21 July 2008, http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L21491039.htm
Acting PLC speaker Ahmad Bahar condemned. the detention.
Read: Maan News, “PLC speaker condemns detention of Deputy Muna Mansour,” 21 July 2008, http://www.maannews.net/en/index.php?opr=ShowDetails&ID=30702.