An update from Addameer on the detention campaign by the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank:
The number of detainees from Tuesday, September 18 until today is now 114 detainees. These arrests have been carried out in a coordinated fashion by the security services and until now no one has been released.
The detainees are distributed by region as follows:
1 – Qalqilya (24) detainees
2 – Ramallah (9) detainees
3 – Salfit (20) detainees
4 – Jenin (5) detainees
5 – Hebron (8) detainees
6 – Bethlehem (7) detainees
7 – Jericho (4) detainees
8 – Tulkarm (22) detainees
9 – and an additional (15) citizens from different areas
Two people, Ibrahim al-Saba and Baha Faraj, were arrested today in the office of the Palestinian Legislative Council, in addition to the arrest of former prisoner Adel Shawamra of Bethlehem, who was released after serving 13 years in an Israeli prison.
Also announced today that two detainees, researcher Fuad Khuffash from Marda, Nablus, the head of Ahrar Centre for Prisoners, and former prisoner Anis Harb of Sakaka village, Salfit, declared an open hunger strike in protest of the political arrests.