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Minors, woman among 33 Palestinians detained by Israeli forces

Feb. 5, 2019 2:30 P.M. (Updated: Feb. 5, 2019 5:16 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 33 Palestinians, including minors and a woman, across the occupied West Bank, on predawn Tuesday.

Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said that Israeli forces detained two Palestinians in the southern West Bank district of Hebron. They were identified as Muataz Abu Jahisha and Mujahed Muhammad Abu Jahisha.

In the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, three Palestinians were detained. They were identified as Muhammad Nasser Ibrahim Deireh, Ibrahim Khaled Deireh, and Fouad Muhammad al-Araj, 16.

In the central West Bank district of Jerusalem, PPS confirmed that five Palestinians were detained. They were identified as Hussein Abu Hussein Mushahra, Ahmad Muhammad Mushahra, Daoud Abdo, Muhammad Daoud, and Amar Abdo.

In the central West Bank district of Ramallah, Israeli forces detained a total of 12 Palestinians. PPS identified them as Sahir al-Barghouthi, the mother of three Palestinian prisoners, Zahi al-Barghouthi, Saher Ismail al-Barghouthi, Yousef Hussam Hanini, Firas al-Sayes, Mutasem Saqef al-Heit, Samer Abed al-Salam, Ahmad Abed al-Hafeth, Ismail Sahil al-Harb, HAmza Awad, and Ihab Ayman Khuwaire, 17.

In the northern West Bank district of Nablus, one Palestinian was detained and identified as Amin Farraj.

In the northern West bank district of Jenin, another three Palestinians were detained. They were identified as Muhammad Bassam Baajawi, Muhammad Juwabra, and Zayed Ahmad Baajawi.

In the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem, four Palestinians were detained. PPS identified them as Adnan Abed al-Rahim Jalad, Ahmad Muhammad Hamdan al-Labdi, Kheirallah Mahmoud al-Shaafi, and Izzat Makawi Shadid.

In the northern West Bank district of Tubas, Israeli forces detained three Palestinians. They were identified as Ziyad Abed Muhammad Suwafte and his two sons, Mahmoud and Diab.

According to prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,450 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons, including 53 female prisoners, and 215 minors, 43 of whom under 16 years old.

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