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Hamas: PA security forces seized 27 West Bank affiliates

Posted in Arrests and Detentions, Internal Palestinian Affairs, The West Bank by beyondtheborder on April 9, 2009

In Nablus, PA security forces seized ex-prisoner A’lam Tabanja for the second time, in addition to I’sam Fahmi, head of a religious school (Dar Al-Quran) in Qabalan after he was summoned for questioning, Basaam A’marneh, a student at An-Najah University, who was arrested in front the university. PA forces also issued an order to shut down At-Tadamun sports club in Nablus, the statement said.

In Qalqiliia, PA security forces arrested Sheikh Mahmoud Ar-Rabe and Sheikh Riyad Al-Walweel, one of the Hamas leaders there, who was taken from his home, Wael Al-Hotari, who was released from an Israeli jail one week earlier, and Sharif Hanani, who was seized after being summoned for questioning.

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Boy in critical condition after shot in head by Israeli troops

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on April 4, 2009

The boy, 14-year-old Imad Ash-Shanti, was reportedly struck in the head.

Palestinian security sources told Ma’an that three Israeli armored vehicles invaded the southeastern section of Qalqiliya on Saturday, after which Palestinian youth threw stones and empty bottles at soldiers, who fired on them.

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The Israeli army kidnaps 27 Palestinian civilian from the West Bank

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on April 3, 2009

The Palestine News and Information Center, WAFA, reported that the invasions were carried out throughout the night and at dawn.

Local sources said that soldiers broke into and searched homes and interrogated several residents in their homes and the streets before kidnapping 27 residents.

Eleven were kidnapped from a village near Jenin, three from Qalqlia city, seven from Jericho, while three from Al Izriyah town near Jerusalem, and two from Bethlehem city.

Source: http://www.imemc.org/article/59741

Israeli troops fencing northern area of Azzun village; preventing access

Posted in Apartheid Wall by beyondtheborder on March 31, 2009

Israeli troops began fencing in the northern side of Azun village, located east of Qalqiliya Tuesday morning, effectively separating the village from their agricultural lands.

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Israel seizes, deports 208 Palestinian workers

Posted in Arrests, Detentions, Kidnappings by beyondtheborder on March 29, 2009

The Secretary-General of Palestinian Workers’ Public Union, Shaher Sa’d, condemned the arrests of the workers as a violation of international law. He also accused Israeli police of beating Palestinians during arrest raids.

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