Israeli occupation forces arrested two leaders of the Islamic Resistance Motion (Hamas) at daybreak right this moment, Tuesday, whereas an Arab human rights committee reported that Israel was detaining 17 journalists and Palestinian media professionals in its prisons.
The 2 leaders, Mustafa Al-Shannar – a lecturer at An-Najah College – and Dr Omar Al-Hanbali, had been arrested after they broke into their house within the northern West Financial institution metropolis of Nablus, at daybreak right this moment, Tuesday.
Knowledgeable native sources mentioned that the occupation forces additionally arrested a younger man by the title of Amid Hijazi from Asira Avenue space within the metropolis.
Assem, the chief’s son, Mustafa Al-Shannar, instructed Al-Jazeera Internet that the occupation troopers violently broke down the door of their home, with out permitting them to open it, and arrested his father after he performed a discipline investigation with him contained in the lodge.
He mentioned the troopers closed his father’s eyes with a material strap after his arrest after which took him to an unknown vacation spot. He mentioned it was his father’s tenth detention, as he had been topic to quite a few arrests earlier than, throughout which he had spent a few years in occupation prisons, most of them in detention. administrative, and he suffered from a number of sicknesses, a few of them continual.
Israeli occupation forces additionally arrested the prisoner, Hamas chief Omar al-Hanbali, after raiding his house within the Al-Maajin neighborhood.
Occupation forces additionally arrested Islamic Jihad motion chief Sheikh Bassam Al-Saadi at his house in Jenin refugee camp within the northern West Financial institution after his Monday evening raid. The younger man, Dirar Riyad Al-Kafrini, was martyred through the raid.
In the meantime, Israeli occupying forces demolished a home within the village of Sebastia, north of Nablus, after storming it at daybreak right this moment, Tuesday.
In the meantime, an Arab human rights committee mentioned Monday that Israel was holding 17 Palestinian journalists and media staff in its jails.
The Beirut-based Journalists Assist Committee added in an announcement that “the Israeli occupation arrested, on Monday morning, former prisoner and journalist Nidal Abu Akar (56), after taking storming his home within the metropolis of Bethlehem.”
In keeping with the committee, Israel launched Abu Aker final Could, after about 23 months in jail, when the years of his detention exceeded 18 years, most of which he spent in administrative detention.
She additionally mentioned that Israel had prevented two journalists from touring final July, in order that they might not expose its crimes overseas.
The committee added that “the journey ban and arrest is a part of proscribing the transmission of the reality and exposing the crimes of the occupation to the world.”