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Israeli forces detain 11 Palestinians across West Bank

May 6, 2019 2:53 P.M. (Updated: May 6, 2019 3:32 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 11 Palestinians across the occupied West Bank, on predawn Monday, and delivered summon notices to two Palestinians.

According to Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS), Israeli forces detained one Palestinian in the southern West Bank district of Hebron. He was identified as Hussam Atef Sweilem, 24.

In the Issawiya neighborhood, in the central West Bank district of Jerusalem, three Palestinians were detained. Two of the three were identified as Amar Alyan, 24, and Yazan Abeed.

PPS said that the third detainee was physically assaulted by Israeli forces after Tarawih Muslim prayers and then detained.

In the Silwad village, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, Israeli forces detained one Palestinian and identified him as Muad Abed al-Nasser Hamad.

In the central West Bank district of Jericho, one Palestinian was detained and identified as Muhammad Taysir Daras.

In the northern West Bank district of Tulkarem, another five Palestinians were detained. PPS identified them as Rabhi Adnan Hanoun, 21, Hisham Riad Farijj, 23, Anas Mahmoud Jayousi, Asimri Ahed Fawazaa, 28, Bashar Mahmoud Fawazaa, 28.

According to prisoners rights group Addameer, there are 5,450 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons.

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