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Mass Arrests Continue: Israeli Occupation Detains 28 Palestinians in West Bank, Jerusalem

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WEST BANK, March 30, 2015 (WAFA)– At least 28 Palestinians were arrested on Monday by the Israeli authorities across the West Bank districts and Jerusalem, according to local and security sources.

In Jerusalem, Israeli police stormed the neighborhoods of Silwan, the Old City, al-Issawiya and Shufat, where they detained 10 Palestinians. They were identified as Amr Abu Arafa, 28, Mohammad Rukun, 22, Fadi Ja’ba, 26, Ihab Jallad, 39, Jihad Eweda, 40, Abed Issa, 15, Amr Abu Asab, 15, Mohammad Muna, 20, and Mohammad Bseiso, 20.

Meanwhile, police arrested Aida el-Sidawi, a woman who has been denied access to al-Aqsa Mosque for days. WAFA correspondent said el-Seidawi was assaulted by the police while she was protesting the decision to deny her entry to the Mosque. She was arrested and taken to a nearby police station.

Meanwhile, an Israeli army force broke into the village of Abween, north of Ramallah, where they arrested 13 Palestinians. Some of them were identified as Ayham Refahi, Emad Hassan, Mohammad Harb, Mohammad Tarib, Ali Najeh, Ali Hejji and Sa’ed Hejji.

Army also handed summons to 14 others in the village, asking them to appear for interrogation at a nearby military compound.

In the meantime, army broke into Hebron and arrested Iyad Nayroukh, 24 and Mahmoud Rajabi, 23.

Israeli soldiers also set flying checkpoints in the nearby towns of Idan, Sair and Halhoul, searching vehicles and causing a traffic jam, but there were no reports of arrests.

Meanwhile, Israeli military broke into Jenin and arrested 21-year-old Ashraf Sheta, after raiding and searching his house. Soldiers also stormed the nearby village of Tura and arrested Abdullah Qabaha, 21.



Author: OccPalGaza

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