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PA's apparatuses escalate arrest campaigns against citizens in WB
PA's apparatuses escalate arrest campaigns against citizens in WB
[ 11/10/2013 - 01:03 PM ]

RAMALLAH, (PIC)-- The PA security apparatuses arrested 5 students and a university lecturer in Nablus and al-Khalil, and raided and searched houses and student hostels.

In al-Khalil, the Preventive Security Service (PSS) arrested the liberated prisoner and former political detainee Hudhayfah Khatib after summoning him for interrogation.

The PA's apparatuses carried out, in Yatta on Wednesday night, raids campaign and kidnapped a number of students from the Palestine Polytechnic University.

During the campaign, the PA forces stormed and searched the house of university lecturer Thaer Abu Qbitah, then arrested him after confiscating computers and cell phones. The forces also stormed and searched the home of university student Baha Abu Sabha, then kidnapped him. The two detainees were taken to the PSS headquarters in al-Khalil.

The PSS failed in Yatta in kidnapping seven students from the Polytechnic University, while it handed five other students summonses to its headquarter.

In the city of Dura, a large number of security men raided on Wednesday evening the house of university student Hammam Jwa'da, without being able to arrest him, while the preventive apparatus summoned Mohammed Abu Hillel for interrogation.

Meanwhile, the family of hunger striking political prisoner Nafedh Shawamra staged a vigil on Wednesday in front of the PSS headquarters in the city, demanding his immediate release and to for the PSS to stop further harassment.

PA's security apparatuses failed to arrest Hamza Abu Hija the son of the captive leader Jamal Abu Hija, within the framework of their fierce campaign waged against the Jenin refugee camp.

In Nablus, the intelligence service broke into a number of hostels of students at An-Najah University and two stores of the Islamic bloc in the university, and confiscated all their contents. It also arrested two students at the faculties of medicine and nursing after storming their homes in the city.

The general intelligence service arrested in Qalqiliya a student at al-Quds University after summoning him for interrogation.

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