Sunday, 7 Feb 2016
JENIN, February 7, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Sunday detained an unidentified Palestinian youth during a military raid into the town of al-Ram to the northeast of Jerusalem, bringing the total number of Palestinians detained throughout the day to seven. Israeli forces claimed that they found weapons inside the home of the youth. Earlier Sunday, forces detained six Palestinians from the West Bank district of Hebron. T.R.
RAMALLAH, February 7, 2016 (WAFA) – Hunger striking Palestinian detainee in Israeli jails Mohammad al-Qiq rejected an offer by the Israeli military prosecution to release him on May 1, Sunday reported the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission. According to the commission, al-Qiq expressed his utmost rejection to the Israeli offer, maintaining that he will only suspend his hunger strike if Israel ends his detention without charge or trial. He reiterated his insistence to receive medical treatment at a Palestinian medical center once Israel agrees to his demand; to end his admini
RAMALLAH, February 7, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli authorities issued administrative detention orders against 17 Palestinians, placing them in jail without charge or trial, Sunday reported the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS). While four out the17 detainees received renewed administrative detention orders after spending years in jail without charge or trial, the remaining 13 received first-time orders Administrative detention is the imprisonment of Palestinians without charge or trial on the basis of secret evidence for up to six month periods, indefinitely renewable by Isr
HEBRON, February 7, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli police Sunday opened fire at a Palestinian motorcyclist for refusing to stop for inspection, causing him to lose control and fall off his motorbike. Witnesses said that Israeli police stationed at the entrance of Bani Na’im town, east of Hebron, opened fire after a motorcyclist after he refused to stop for inspection, causing him to fall off his motorbike. The fall caused the unidentified Palestinian various injuries. A Red Crescent ambulance transferred him to a hospital for treatment. T.R.