[Pnews] 1700 Palestinians arrested, 300 attacked in 1948-occupied cities by Israel - PA also arrests 20

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  Watchdog: Over 1700 arrested, 300 attacked in 1948-occupied cities

May 29, 2021 - https://qudsnen.co/?p=25371 <https://qudsnen.co/?p=25371>

Israeli forces arrest native Palestinians in occupied Lod two weeks ago.

Occupied Palestine (QNN)- The Arab Emergency Committee on Friday said 
that it has documented over 1700 arrests and over 300 attacks against 
native Palestinians or their properties during the latest tensions, Arab 
48 reported 

The watchdog added that since the start of the Israeli authorities’ 
so-called “law enforcement” campaign, 100 native Palestinians have been 
being arrested on a daily basis.

On Friday, a statement by the Israeli police said that has arrested 
nearly 70 native Palestinains. It added that it has arrested 418 natives 
since the start of the recent ongoing arrest campaign.

The statement said over 2000 during the last two weeks and filed suits 
against nearly 175.

The committee also said that in addition to Musa Hassuneh from occupied 
Lod and Muhammad Kiwan from occupied Umm Al Fahem, 150 attacks by 
Israeli police or settlers against native Palestinians have been documented.

Moreover, 25 journalists, most of them were in occupied Jerusalem, got 
attacked by Israeli cops. Also, 72 attacks on houses, 128 attacks on 
cars, and 7 attacks on shops were documented. Over 50 workers were 
assaulted after taking part in Palestine’s general strike on May 18.


  Watchdog: PA’s security forces arrested 20 activists following recent

May 29, 2021 - https://qudsnen.co/?p=25390 <https://qudsnen.co/?p=25390>

PA's anti-riot police repressing a protest in Ramallah against security 
cooperation between the PA and 'Israel' on June 23, 2014. [Reuters]

Ramallah (QNN)- Lawyers for Justice said that it has documented 20 
political arrests by the Palestinian Authority following the recent 

In a press release, the watchdog said that the arrests targeted 
activists and former prisoners over social media posts or taking part in 
protests in solidarity with Jerusalem and Gaza.

It added that some detainees were tortured, beaten, and humiliated, 
which “constitutes an obvious breach of the Palestinian and 
international laws”.

The detainees were also denied their right to meet their lawyers.

The PA’s campaign of arrests is taking place at the same time as Israeli 
“law and order” operation within the 1948 territories, where hundreds of 
Palestinian citizens of ‘Israel’ have been rounded up.

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