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Woman, minors among 28 detained in West Bank

Dec. 4, 2018 1:34 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 5, 2018 10:35 A.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 28 Palestinians, including minors, on predawn Tuesday, across the occupied West Bank.

According to Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS), Israeli forces detained nine Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of Hebron. They were identified as Muhammad Abed al-Athim Abu Tarek, Juwad Abu Aysha, Ibrahim Zeidan al-Rajbi, Mahmoud Abed al-Afu al-Amla, Abed al-Nasser Abu Mariah, 20, Qasi Ahmad Abu Hashem, 18, Amro Arefat Zaaqiq, 16, Majdi Mursheq Awad, 14, and Salim al-Rajbi.

In the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, three Palestinians were detained by Israeli forces. They were identified as Muhammad Fayez Salhab, Muhammad Ibrahim Najajra, and Raed Muhammad Ayyesh, who is a former prisoner.

In Hizma town, in the central West Bank district of Jerusalem, four Palestinians were detained. PPS identified them as Abed Usama Khatib, Muhammad Thaer Abu Khalil, 17, Assem Nassif Said, 20, and Jaber Ahmad Salah al-Din.

In the same district, another Palestinian was detained and identified as Musaab Shihade, 18.

In the central West Bank district of Ramallah, another three Palestinians were detained. They were identified as Muntaser Sadqi Awad, Yahya Ismail Zahran, 19, and Muhammad Fawzi Shalbi, 24.

In the northern West Bank district of Salfit, Israeli forces detained a 27-year-old woman, who PPS identified as Thaera Moussa al-Dik.

In the northern West Bank district of Nablus, Israeli forces detained five Palestinians. PPS identified them as Muhammad Kiwan, Amro Shihade, Subhi Kiwan, Nasir Radwan Abu Thabet, and Zahdi Deib Quariq.

In the northern West Bank district of Tubas, two Palestinians were detained and identified as Zacharia Alyyan and Yousef Wulweil.

According to prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,554 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons, of whom 51 are female prisoners, 230 are child prisoners and 31 are under the age of 16 years.
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