Israel detains five Palestinians, including school girl

Palestine

Published: 2017-12-24 15:13

Last Updated: 2017-12-24 15:13


Undercover Israeli military forces arrest a Palestinian protestor. (The Palestinian Information Center)
Undercover Israeli military forces arrest a Palestinian protestor. (The Palestinian Information Center)
Roya News Source

Israeli forces on Sunday detained five Palestinians, including a school girl, from multiple West Bank areas, according to Palestinian news agency WAFA.

Two Palestinians, including a school girl, were detained in the Hebron area, while two brothers were detained in Jerusalem, in addition to a youth in Ramallah’s al-Jalazoun refugee camp.

This brings the total number of Palestinians detained since US President Donald Trump’s decision on Jerusalem up to 535, including 163 minors, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

have been detained during protests against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

In a press release yesterday, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) said that it is following “with deep concern the deterioration of the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, and considers it extremely dangerous to use deadly violence against unarmed civilians participating in nonviolent demonstrations, violating the international humanitarian law.”