Israeli Forces Arrest 4 Palestinians in West Bank, Minor in Jerusalem

Pal children in israeli prison

HEBRON, September 10, 2014 – (WAFA) – Israeli forces arrested on Wednesday four Palestinians and summoned another from West Bank districts, in addition to a minor from the Jerusalem area, said local activists and security sources.

In Hebron district, Israeli forces raided Beit Ummar to the north of the city, where they arrested two Palestinians aged 17 and 18 years, while they were harvesting their almond trees, bringing the total arrests from the town since the beginning of September to 16, including seven minors, according to Muhammad Awad, the Spokesperson of the Popular Committee against Settlement.

They also raided al-Arrob refugee camp to the north of the city, where they arrested two Palestinians, including a 20-year-old, after breaking into and ransacking their families’ homes.

Soldiers also set up roadblocks at the northern entrance of Hebron city as well as the main entrances of Sa‘ir and Bani Na‘im, stopping Palestinian-registered vehicles, interrogating passengers and inspecting their ID cards.

Meanwhile in Jerusalem, Israeli police arrested a 13-year-old Palestinian from the Old City. The police interrogated the minor at 11:00 p.m. without the presence of his legal custodian in violation of the law, according to Palestinian Prisoners Society attorney Mufid al-Haj.

In the meantime in Bethlehem, troops raided Wadi Shahin neighborhood, where they handed a Palestinian a notice to appear before Israeli intelligence after breaking into and ransacking his home.


Source: WAFA