Israeli Forces Arrest 21 Palestinians, including Minors, in West Bank and Jerusalem


JERUSALEM, August 27, 2014 – (WAFA) – Israeli forces arrested Wednesday 21 Palestinians, including two minors, from West Bank and Jerusalem areas, said local security sources and witnesses.

In Jerusalem district, Israeli police raided Shu‘fat refugee camp, where they arrested seven Palestinians, including two teenagers ages 16 and 17, after breaking into and tampering with the contents of their homes, according to a press release released by the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) and the Jeruslamite Prisners’ Families Committee.

They also arrested two other Palestinians from Beit Hanina after breaking into and wrecking havoc into their homes.

They also arrested four Palestinians, including a female freed prisoner.

Meanwhile in Jericho, Israeli forces raided al-‘Auja to the north of the city, where they arrested three Palestinians after breaking into their homes.

Meanwhile in Jenin district, Israeli forces raided Jaba‘ and ‘Arka villages, where they arrested two Palestinians aged 25 and 19 years after breaking into and ransacking their homes.

In Bethlehem district, forces raided Tuqu‘, where they arrested two Palestinians, ages 15 and 18 after breaking into and ransacking their families’ homes.

Meanwhile in Hebron, Israeli troops arrested a 14-year-old minor near bypass road 35 and took him to an unknown destination.

They also set up a checkpoint at the northern entrance of Hebron, broke into and ransacked several homes. They also raided several neighborhoods in the city and raided Beit Kahel and obstructed the Palestinians’ movement in the area.


Source: WAFA