Gaza, ALRAY - A Palestinian report showed that the Israeli occupation arrested up to 107 Palestinians from across the occupied West Bank last week.
The stats report issued by Hamas Movement’s information center on Sunday, February 9, said that the detainees were mostly divided over Jerusalem, Nablus and Hebron with 26, 23 from and 22 respectively.
While seven were from Qalqilyah and Bethlehem, six from Jenin, Jericho and Ramalla, three from Tulkarem, and one from Salfeet.
Of the detainees was Rasmeyyeh Balawneh, 50, mother of ex-prisoner and deportee to Gaza Shadi Balawneh, who was freed under prisoner swap deal between Hamas and Israel in October 2011, as well as Alaa’ Awawdeh, a university student from As-Samou previously arrested by Palestinian Security Services in the West Bank.
Israel is holding nearly 5000 Palestinians in its prisons, including some 490 from the Gaza Strip. 206 prisoners have died as a result of medical negligence so far, according to the official statics of Ministry of Health.