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Minor among 9 Palestinians detained by Israeli forces

Feb. 10, 2019 11:32 A.M. (Updated: Feb. 10, 2019 1:39 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least nine Palestinians, including a minor, across the occupied West Bank, on predawn Sunday.

Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS) confirmed that Israeli forces detained three Palestinians in the Tuqu village, in the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem. They were identified as Wael Mujahed Issa, Mourad Sami Jabrin, Muhammad Salim Abu Mufrah.

In the Issawiya neighborhood, in the central West Bank district of Jerusalem, another three were detained. PPS identified them as Adam Abu Riyaleh, Alaa Amjad Atyah, and Salah Ghassan Abid.

PPS said at the Qalandiya military checkpoint, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, two Palestinians were detained. They were identified as Muhammad Awni Aslan, 16, and Abed al-Malik Abu Latifa, 19.

In the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem, one Palestinian was detained and identified as Louay Yousef al-Zarikiya, 23.

According to prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,450 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons, including 215 minors, 43 of whom under 16 years old.

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