Israel arrests 22 Palestinians in West Bank raids
Israeli forces rounded up 22 Palestinians in overnight raids across the occupied West Bank, according to the Israeli military.
Publish date : Tuesday 16 October 2018 10:41
The individuals were arrested for “suspected involvement in popular terrorist activities”, the army said in a statement, without elaborating on the nature of these activities.
The Israeli army frequently carries out wide-ranging arrest campaigns across the occupied West Bank on the pretext of searching for “wanted” Palestinians.
According to Palestinian figures, some 6,500 Palestinians continue to languish in Israeli detention facilities, including scores of women and hundreds of minors.