asIsraeli Occupation Forces (IOF) launched Tuesday, March 14, 2023 a large-scale detention campaign among Palestinian citizens in separate areas of the occupied West Bank.
The occupation forces kidnapped eight Palestinian citizens: Uday Al-Dabit, Ammar Muheisen, Izz al-Din al-Faqih, Ayman Alqam, Issa Muhammad Ali, Safety weighs, Nassar Al-Kiswani, Ahmed Al-Kiswani from the occupied Jerusalem.
Local sources reported that last night, IOF kidnapped two Palestinian young men from occupied Hebron: Nour Ismail Abu Fanar from Yatta, south of Hebron and the Palestinian journalist Youssef Abu Asnaina, while they detained Anas Salah Al-Masaeed from Aida camp, north of Bethlehem and Bilal Fuqaha from Sinjil, north of Ramallah.
IOF also raided a number of Palestinian-owned houses and tampered with their contents, and confiscated cell phones in Rummana village, west of occupied Jenin. Palestinian homeowners identified as: Zuhair Al-Ahmad, Mahmoud Abu Bakr, and the homes of his brothers Jamil and Muhammad.
And local sources stated that the occupation forces renewed their storming of the village of Rummana and launched a massive campaign of raids on the houses, searched them and tampered with their contents, and confiscated cell phones. The homeowners were identified as: Zuhair Al-Ahmad, Mahmoud Abu Bakr, and the homes of his brothers Jamil and Muhammad.
The occupation forces also raided the homes of Palestinian citizens Sari, Faraj, Abdullah, Assem and Hussam Sobeihat, in addition to the homes of the Palestinians Shawkat, Arafat, and Muhammad Diab Amour, and stopped Palestinian workers heading to work and checked their identities.
It’s noteworthy that these provocative acts in the West-Bank come amid the escalating atmosphere, especially after the formation of the new Israeli Government as it follows a systematic daily violations against Palestinian citizens, deliberate detention campaign, house demolitions and mandatory deportation policy in a multiplied approach in a way to suffocate and complicate Palestinian lives.
As part of Israel’s collective punishment policy, Israeli security minister Itamar Ben-Gvir threatened to carry out a military operation in occupied Jerusalem, which includes setting up checkpoints and ordering the police to search Palestinian vehicles and homes.