At Least 21 Palestinians Detained Across West Bank

Published April 17th, 2019 - 11:18 GMT
A Palestinian child looks at Israeli soldiers standing guard as settlers stroll through the market in the divided West Bank town of Hebron, on April 13, 2019. (HAZEM BADER / AFP)
A Palestinian child looks at Israeli soldiers standing guard as settlers stroll through the market in the divided West Bank town of Hebron, on April 13, 2019. (HAZEM BADER / AFP)
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Israeli forces arrested 21 Palestinians in West Bank.

Israeli forces detained at least 21 Palestinians, including a minor, across the occupied West Bank on predawn Wednesday.

According to Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS), Israeli forces detained two Palestinian brothers in the southern West Bank district of Hebron. They were identified as Maher Jaradat, 50, and Mousa, 32.

In the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, seven Palestinians were detained. PPS identified them as Qusai Ali Issa, Muhammad Ali Issa, Mahmoud Ibrahim al-Seir, Ali Mustafa Salah, Bashar Rashayda, Laith Hashem Rashayda, and Muhammad Jamil Zuwahra.

In the central West Bank district of Jerusalem, one Palestinian was detained and identified as Ibrahim Ghaith.


In the central West Bank district of Ramallah, PPS said that six Palestinians were detained.

They were identified as Malek Hashem Abu Khalife, Muhammad Hashem Abu Khalife, Mustafa Jamal al-Ramhi, Muhammad Abu Hilweh, Amjad Riad Safi, and Fadi Abu Srour.
In the northern West Bank district of Qalqiliya, five Palestinians were detained by Israeli forces. They were identified as Said Raqour Abu Haniye, 26, Walid Ismail Radwan, 15, Abdullah Mustafa Radwan, 22, Muhammad Mustafa Radwan, 26, and Asaad Abed al-Salam Hussein.

According to prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,450 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons, including 205 minors, 32 of whom under 16 years old.

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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