Israeli occupation forces detain 20 Palestinians from the West Bank

Days of Palestine - Ramallah

Israeli occupation forces today detained 20 Palestinians from various parts of the occupied territories but mainly from East Jerusalem.

The Israeli occupation forces arrested 11 citizens of the Old City of occupied Jerusalem.

Read More: The occupation forces detain four Palestinians in the West Bank

Local sources reported that the occupation forces have arrested: Amir Al-Basiti, Mahmoud Al-Shawish, Mustafa Abu Ghazaleh, Majd Sharifa, Amin Dweik, Khaled Malhas, Muhammad Abu Farha, Abdullah Al-Harbawi, Muhammad Basim Hijazi, Iyad Al-Basiti, and Jihad Arc, after their homes were raided.

In Bethlehem district in the south of the West Bank, Israeli occupation forces detained a Palestinian man after ransacking his house in Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem city, and two other camp residents detained at al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem.

Read More: Israeli forces detain nine Palestinians from West Bank

Another Palestinian was detained in a military raid at Beit Jala city, west of Bethlehem city.

In Ramallah, Israeli forces raided the Amari refugee camp, to the south of the city, where they detained a Palestinian man.

In Hebron, Israeli forces raided al-Dhahirya town, south of Hebron city, where they detained a local resident, and they also detained another man in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron city.


Your support helps protect the Days of Palestine’s independence and it means we can keep delivering quality journalism that’s open for everyone around the world. Every contribution, however big or small, is so valuable for our future.