IOF detained 28 Palestinians in West Bank large-scale detention campaign

December 09, 2021

Occupied West Bank - The occupation forces launched a massive campaign of raids and detentions, targeting 28 Palestinian citizens from the occupied West Bank, including students at An-Najah University in Nablus, freed detainees, and a leader of the Hamas movement.

The Prisoners’ Information Office said that the occupation forces detained eight students at An-Najah University from the cities of Nablus and Tulkarm, who have been identified as Anas Shtayyeh, Ibrahim Abed, Ayoub Dwaikat, Hassan Tuffaha, Hamza Tabanja, Ibrahim Dwaikat, Omar Shakhshir, and Ibrahim Shalhoub.

The occupying soldiers raided the Dheisheh refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and detained a Hamas leader, Karim Ayyad, and his son Bilal, noting that his son Mahmoud had spent several months in jail, and the freed detainee, Ramiz Al-Lahham, and the young men, Muhammad Manasra, and Mahdi Omar Ziada, the office added.

Furthermore, the occupation forces launched a campaign of detentions in the Arroub refugee camp, in al-Khalil, targeting eight young men, identified as Muhammad Mahmoud Jawabra, Abdul Majeed Jawabra, Maher Abu Warda, Muhammad Shehadeh, Omar Khamis, Rani Hadib, and Issa and Mahmoud Abu Ghazi. 

During the detention campaign, the occupation forces raided the house of Sheikh, Ziyad Gharbiya, father of the martyr, Sadiq Gharbiya, in Sanur, near occupied Jenin, and the house of Sheikh, Hani Abu Sarah, and the ex-detainee, Muhammad Hamdan, in Arraba in the south.