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Minors among 19 Palestinians detained by Israeli forces

Dec. 3, 2018 1:19 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 3, 2018 2:51 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 19 Palestinians, including minors, across the occupied West Bank on predawn Monday.

Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) confirmed that Israeli forces detained two minors in the al-Arroub refugee camp, south of the southern West Bank district of Hebron. They were identified as Qasi Wassam al-Badawi, 14, and Munjed Ahmad al-Badawi, 14.

In the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, seven Palestinians were detained. PPS identified them as Daoud Salah, Muhammad Salah, Thaer Salah, Usama Salah, Ahmad Ghneim, Ahmad Zahran, and Izzam Hamamra.

In the central West Bank district of Ramallah, three Palestinians were detained by Israeli forces. They were identified as Abd Islam Abed, 30, Othamn Tahseen Zeid, and Ahmad Nabih, 21.

In the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem, Israeli forces detained four Palestinians. PPS identified them as Muhammad Suleiman Srouji, 31, Bakr Suleiman Kharyush, 30, Jamal Abdullah Ishteiwi, 51, and Hani Muhammad Suwan, 23.

In the northern West Bank district of Jenin, another two Palestinians were detained. PPS identified them as Said Ali Qilawi and Muhammad Bassam al-Arabi.

In the northern West Bank district of Qalqiliya, one Palestinian was detained and identified as Ahmad Zahran Salim.

According to prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,554 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons, of whom 230 are child prisoners and 41 are under the age of 16 years.

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