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Israeli army detains 28 Palestinian in West Bank, Jerusalem


RAMALLAH, Monday, September 02, 2019 (WAFA) – The Israeli army detained early this morning 28 Palestinians during raids at their homes in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, reported the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS).

It said the army detained seven men from the Hebron district including Thayer Halahleh who spent several years in Israeli prisons, most of them in administrative detention without charge or trial and went on hunger strike for 78 days in 2012 to secure his release.

The army detained as well six Palestinians from the Jenin district and two from the Qalqilya area, both in the north of the West Bank, three from the Bethlehem district in the south of the West Bank and one from Sinjil village near Ramallah.

In addition, Israeli forces detained eight young Palestinians from Issawiyeh neighborhood in occupied Jerusalem and one from Abu Dis town, east of Jerusalem.


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