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Israeli occupation forces detain at least 11 Palestinians in the occupied territories

Israeli occupation forces detain at least 11 Palestinians in the occupied territories
Israeli occupation forces detaining Palestinians in the occupied territories.

RAMALLAH, Monday, May 23, 2022 (WAFA) – Israeli forces today and last night detained at least 11 Palestinians in the occupied territories according to various sources.

They said that Israeli forces rounded up four Palestinians after breaking into and ransacking the houses of their families in the Ramallah district.

One of the four detainees was identified as a resident of Ni‘lin town, west of Ramallah city, another as a resident of Kafr Nimeh town, northwest of the city, another as a resident of Kharbatha al-Misbah town, west of the city, in addition to an undergraduate university student from Birzeit town, north of the city.

In the southern West Bank, soldiers raided Harmala village, southeast of Bethlehem, and arrested a former prisoner.

They also showed up at a house in Tuqoa town, east of Bethlehem city, forcibly entered and searched a house and detained one person.

Still in the southern West Bank, the sources confirmed a raid in the southern area of Hebron city, resulting in the detention of a 14-year-old teen.

In the northern West Bank, several military vehicles stormed Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus, where the soldiers broke into a house, ransacked it, and detained one person.

In Jenin district, soldiers broke into Rummana village, northwest of Jenin city, and detained another.

They also detained another in a raid that triggered confrontations in Zababdeh town, south of the city.

On Sunday evening, Israeli police detained four teenagers after assaulting them in al-Wad Street in the old city of Jerusalem.

A resident of Silwan neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem was detained after appearing before Israeli intelligence at the Russian Compound detention and interrogation facility.


Palestinian prisoner advocacy groups said today that the Israeli occupation authorities detained 1228 Palestinians during April, including 165 minors and 11 women.

They said this was the highest number of arrests since the start of the year and most of the cases were from occupied East Jerusalem.



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